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Nov 12, 2013

Burlington Heights Management Plan - Public Open House

The City of Burlington, City of Hamilton and Royal Botanical Gardens are developing a joint management plan for their properties within the Burlington Heights Heritage Lands area of the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System. The second pu...


Nov 12, 2013

This month with the President - McMaster's Backyard (YouTube video)

Short video of McMaster University President Patrick Deane discussing McMaster's Backyard, including the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System: http://youtu.be/ZY4E9-jtFZY


Nov 11, 2013

Community Stewardship Day - October 26, 2013

On October 26th, ten volunteers and four staff braved very wet weather to help restore a former creek in the Nicholson Resource Management Area in Dundas. Together they removed buckthorn, an invasive species, and planted 124 trees and shr...


Oct 10, 2013

MacGreen raises funds for conservation

Students at McMaster will be raising funds to support the Hamilton Conservation Foundation’s ecopark campaign by volunteering at the Colour Me Rad event on October 19. This will contribute to the students’ goal of raising $25,000 “to prot...


Jun 21, 2013

The Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System - Canada's newest urban ecopark

BURLINGTON, ON, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) announced today, the official establishment of the Cootes to Escarpment Ecopark System. Together with the Bruce Trail Conservancy, City ofBurlington, Conservation Halton,...


Jun 18, 2013

Burlington Heights Management Plan Public Open House

The City of Burlington, City of Hamilton and Royal Botanical Gardens are developing a joint management plan for their properties within the Burlington Heights Heritage Lands area of the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System. The first pub...


Jun 18, 2013

Launch of the new Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System

To celebrate the creation of the new Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System, a public launch event was held at Royal Botanical Gardens Centre in Burlington on June 22, 2013. The event began with a presentation on the EcoPark System and rema...


Mar 22, 2013

The First Day of Spring Brings Baby Bald Eagles

After several years of nesting attempts the bald eagles of Cootes Paradise Nature Sanctuary have managed to hatch young. The first eaglet was noted during monitoring of the nest site on March 22, 2013, with a second observed on March 23. ...


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  • city of burlington
  • Conservation Halton
  • Halton Region
  • City of Hamilton
  • Hamilton Conservation Authority
  • hamilton harbour
  • Hamilton Naturalists' club
  • McMaster
  • RBG

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