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MEC Burlington Supports EcoPark System

Nov 21, 2016

MEC Burlington Supports EcoPark System

The Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System has been chosen as a recipient of a 2016 Staff Choice Community Grant from Mountain Equipment Co-op's Burlington location. The funding will go towards a Hamilton-Burlington Trails Council led initia...


Echo Foundation Supports Land Acquisition within EcoPark System

Nov 02, 2016

Echo Foundation Supports Land Acquisition within EcoPark System

A sincere thank you to Montreal's Fondation Echo/Echo Foundation who, in partnership with the Hamilton Conservation Foundation, provided $100,000 in funding for land acquisition within the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System. This fundi...


Oct 25, 2016

Hamilton Naturalists' Club acquires property along Grindstone Creek for protection

The Hamilton Naturalists' Club, one of the nine partners in the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System project, has acquired 14 acres in Burlington for land protection and passive recreation. The newly named Anita Dutka-Buchin Nature Sanctua...


Dougher Community Fund supports naturalization of Pleasant View lands

Sep 21, 2016

Dougher Community Fund supports naturalization of Pleasant View lands

In December, 2015, the partners in the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System acquired two properties for permanent protection within the Greenbelt in the Pleasant View area of Dundas. The Dougher Community Fund of the Hamilton Conservation ...


EcoPark System featured in Niagara Escarpment Views

Sep 12, 2016

EcoPark System featured in Niagara Escarpment Views

The Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System is feature article in the autumn issue of Niagara Escarpment Views magazine in an article written by EcoPark System coordinator Peter Kelly. Niagara Escarpment Views is published four times annually...


Aug 22, 2016

Canal Park Opens in Dundas

A dedication ceremony on August 20th officially opened a new Hamilton Conservation Authority park on the former site of the Veldhuis Greenhouses in Dundas. Canal Park sits next to the Desjardins Canal and is another key link in the Cootes...


Pleasant View Land Acquisition Celebration Held on June 25, 2016

Jun 27, 2016

Pleasant View Land Acquisition Celebration Held on June 25, 2016

The Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System partners acquired two new properties in the Greenbelt in the Pleasant View area of Dundas in December, 2016. These 96 acres of land will be restored and will help establish a continuous ecological c...


Eco-Art Competition Inspired by the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System

Jun 17, 2016

Eco-Art Competition Inspired by the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System

This year we held an Eco-Art Compeition for youth in collaboration with RE-create Outreach Studio and Hamilton District Christian High School. Youth artists were asked to submit artwork based on scenery from within the Cootes to Escarpmen...


Jun 09, 2016

Key EcoPark System Supporters Awarded Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards

We are very fortunate to have many people behind the scenes working within the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System partner organizations to further the EcoPark Systems vision. Two of those individuals; Wayne Terryberry and Chris Firth-Eag...


Jun 02, 2016

RBC Foundation Supports EcoPark System with $75,000 Blue Water Grant

We are excited to announce that the Royal Botanical Gardens has been awarded a 2016 RBC Blue Water Project Leadership Grant of $75,000 to support the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System's Targeted Community Based Stewardship project. This...


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