Conservation

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Good Bye, Blobby

A toxic spill near Randle Reef, lovingly nicknamed Blobby by the media, is saying its final good night. Cozily tucked in between sheet pile walls, the most...

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Where the Wild Things Go

Believe it or not, Hamilton Harbour is home to a diverse fish community. It sustains at least 45 species, and perhaps more surprisingly to some, the fish...

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Way to Goat

There are a number of ways to deal with invasive plant species—from spraying them with chemicals to covering them with a tarp to wrenching them out of the...

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Making Nice With the Neighbours

As humans, our habitat looks like houses and apartments, made of wood, brick and concrete, neatly arranged into streets, neighbourhoods, town and cities. For...

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Small Species, Big Data

Have you ever seen a large group of people take over a large conservation area or park, and they are on the ground peering through magnifying glasses, or...

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Rock Bottom

“Ben-the-what-now?” Benthic means something at or near the bottom of a body of water, macro means large, but not “sea monster” large, and invertebrate...

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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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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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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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ConservationIssue 3NatureNature Issue 3

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What Lives in the Leaves

I have many memories of growing up in Burlington in autumn. My family had five individual trees in a twenty meter radius from our house and each fall I can...

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