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City needs more trees, less asphalt

Too much asphalt, not enough trees or wetlands. The latest watershed report card for Hamilton shows we have a lot of work to do to improve the environmental health of our urban areas. The report from the Hamilton Conservation Authority evaluates forest … Continue reading

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Developers’ plans uncertain because of threatened songbird

TORONTO –  The bird has the voice of R2-D2 from Star Wars, but for land developers and farmers across Ontario, its call heralds the sound of an uncertain future. The bobolink, a medium-sized black songbird with a white back and … Continue reading

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A beautiful frosty Sunday morning looking through the field to Crerar forest – Feb 10 2013

Photo from a frosty morning in Crerar forest. What a wonderful nature walk in the middle of the city.

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Of Forests and Men [US – Edward Norton]

Forests and People – Yann Arthus-Bertrand

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BEFORE a developer arrives, and AFTER a developer gets hold of the land.

Stunning before and after photos a beautiful, rich forest show the stark result at the hands of a developer.

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Crerar Forest: More devastation – Nov 29 2012

Photos of heavy, large machinery inside the forest as the cutting begins.

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Beauty and the BEAST

Heavy machinery at work inside the forest.

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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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