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Crerar Forest: Urban Forest Walk TONIGHT

Wed May 18 from 18:30 – 20:30. Join Dr. Giuliana Casimirri, Ph.D., an urban forest enthusiast, and local naturalist Sheldon McGregor to explore this small but significant patch of urban forest within Hamilton. We will explore the public portion for … Continue reading

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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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The Ontario Urban Forest Council

The Ontario Urban Forest Council is an amazing resource on trees, urban forests, their importance and why we need to do what we can to save the few urban forests we have left. Have a good look through their site, … Continue reading

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Beauty and the BEAST

Heavy machinery at work inside the forest.

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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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Gathering information…

Right now we are gathering information and resources. We need to show how much of our urban forests we are losing. If you look at the aerial photos you will see smatterings of small urban forests throughout the Hamilton mountain … Continue reading

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