“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men”. - Herman Melville

Sprouts emerge from the smallest seeds; similar to how ideas about conservation can take root in a community, and grow into a movement that inspires residents to protect and sustain the environment. We’re pleased to present the second volume of The Grindstone that started with a seed, and has grown into a place for stories and thought about conservation in our watershed. read more

Nature

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What’s On the Surface

The water that flows up through the pipes in your home, out of your faucet and into your glass is clean and healthy to drink—but it didn’t start out that...

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Issue 5NatureNature Issue 5Species

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The Butcher Bird

Out for a walk through a farmer’s field, you encounter a grisly scene: a mouse impaled on the thorn of a Hawthorne tree. What you’ve stumbled upon is the...

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An Education On Transformation

Fern Hill Private School approached Conservation Halton and the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System in 2015 to get advice on how they could transform their...

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Courtcliffe Park: A Confluence of Community

Twenty years ago, the City of Hamilton (previously Township of Flamborough) acquired a parcel of land in Carlisle, Hamilton that previously functioned as an RV...

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Community

CommunityCommunity Issue 5Health and WellnessIssue 5

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A Short Walk Away

When we think about being nature, we tend to imagine a long walk in the woods, but research shows that even a short stroll through a small greenspace in your...

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Nature For All Abilities

Land: They’re Not Making it Anymore

Dispatches From The Field

Culture

  • Sunrise Over Mount Nemo
  • In the Forest
  • Fern Hill Private School

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