Climate Change

Climate ChangeMigrationNatureNature - Migrate - 11

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Bearing South

When people think of black bears, they think of Northern Canada and deep forests. These majestic mammals are a symbol of the great outdoors. Anyone who has...

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AdaptationClimate ChangeNatureNature - Adapt - 10

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To What May I Lichen Thee?

If you have been to Mount Nemo, or just about any park in Ontario, you have probably noticed that many of the trees and rocks are coated with a white, pale...

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Climate ChangeHabitat - Issue 9NatureNature - Habitat - 9

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Rain Fell Through The Night

Rain falls in real time, And rain fell through the night. No dress rehearsal, This is our life. The Tragically Hip Climate change can feel like an immense and...

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Climate ChangeNature - Web - 8

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Better Together

Climate change is happening and the only way we can be prepared for it is to work together as a community. We are already beginning to see the local effects of...

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Climate ChangeIssue 7 - StreamNatureNature - Issue 7 - Stream

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Fish Out of Water

Everyone knows that Hamilton Harbour, also known as Burlington Bay, has some unique issues. What you may not know is that with such a large amount of rain this...

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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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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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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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Climate ChangeIssue 3NatureNature Issue 3

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A Pale Imitation

One of the joys of living in Southwestern Ontario is the multi-coloured festival nature throws every year: Autumn, and the resulting brilliant fall colours on...

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Climate ChangeIssue 2NatureNature Issue 2

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Rolling the Dice

On August 4, 2014, Burlington was struck by a severe storm: over two months of rain fell onto a narrow geographical area.  The storm generated significant...

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