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Newly drafted woodlot protection by-law passed unanimously

We are very pleased to say that on Tuesday August 12, 2014 that the newly drafted woodlot protection by-law we had been working on, and pushing so hard for passed unanimously at the city council planning meeting in Hamilton. It … Continue reading

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Act now to show support for Hamilton’s new woodlot by-law

WE NEED YOUR HELP TODAY TO LET COUNCIL KNOW THAT HAMILTON NEEDS ITS TREES! Here’s how you can help show your support for the new Woodland Conservation Bylaw! 1. Contact the Mayor and your Councilor: Ward  Name Email Phone Mayor … Continue reading

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Hamilton’s Urban Forest Needs Better Protection – by Giuliana Casimirri

Published February 28, 2014 at Raise the Hammer. As Hamilton, Ontario continues to shake off its sooty industrial reputation and build an ambitious city, exciting initiatives around the city are giving life to palpable changes and real hope. However, creating coexistence … Continue reading

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Before and after of Crerar forest, comparing 2009 and 2013

Here is a comparison of Crerar forest as seen in 2009 and then again on December 30, 2013. They are taken from opposite angles, but you can see quite a difference in the sections that have been cut. Click the … Continue reading

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Nice to see the province doing the right thing.

Province leases land near Eramosa Karst to conservation authority for $1 a year The lands adjacent to Eramosa Karst Conservation Area have been leased for a dollar a year by the province to the Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA), meaning the … Continue reading

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Crerar Forest November 22 2012

The Eramosa Escarpment is separate from the Niagara Escarpment, located south of, and running parallel to it; and passing right through the Crerar Forest. In the City of Hamilton, it is composed of a steep slope that faces north and … Continue reading

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Crerar forest photos from November 20, 2012

Here are photos of Crerar forest, taken on November 20, 2012.

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Crerar Forest Flight November 18, 2012

Aerial photography of Crerar forest taken on a flight November 18, 2012.

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Crerar Forest Destruction

Here are photos taken of the Crerar area forest, taken on November 11, 2012. The forest appears to be having its trees cut down from within. It has been taking place over approximately the last two weeks. MANY of these … Continue reading

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Freshly fallen

Here is a tree recently cut down in the Crerar area forest.

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