Nature

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Swallowville: Pop. 200

The travellers who arrive here come from as far away as Panama and Colombia to this spot in the spring, where over thirty nest boxes stand. Welcome to...

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Climate ChangeIssue 6NatureNature Issue 6

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Fly Away Home

Every year, the beginning of spring seems to inch further and further up the calendar year, like a caterpillar inching up a branch. The official start date of...

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ConservationIssue 6NatureNature Issue 6

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A Place To Come Home

They say that “if you build it, they will come” but when it comes to restoring a natural area and creating habitat, it’s not that simple. That’s...

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Tiny House

“Drive up the laneway, past the barn on the right, keep driving up the laneway and you’ll see parking on the left. Walk back across the laneway and...

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ConservationIssue 5NatureNature Issue 5

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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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Issue 5NatureNature Issue 5Sustainability

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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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Climate ChangeIssue 5NatureNature Issue 5

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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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ConservationIssue 4NatureNature Issue 4

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Deck the Creeks with Christmas Trees

Across Canada there are some sixty million Christmas trees being farmed and each year between five and six million are harvested.  Most are brought home to be...

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Climate ChangeIssue 4NatureNature Issue 4

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Monitoring the Blindspots

“Picture the first place you thought of as nature.” asks J. B. MacKinnon in The Once and Future World, “Maybe it was nothing more than a vacant lot in...

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