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Jun 23, 2014

Trees Count 2014 - call for volunteers

As part of its urban forest project, the Hamilton Naturalists' Club (HNC) has launched Trees Count 2014. The HNC is engaging community volunteers to conduct a comprehensive neighbourhood tree inventory and mapping project in Westdale sou...


Eastern bluebirds nesting at Rock Chapel

Jun 20, 2014

Eastern bluebirds nesting at Rock Chapel

Royal Botanical Gardens is happy to report a pair of Eastern Bluebirds nesting within the bounds of one of its Rock Chapel monitoring plots. Observed bringing food to the nest, this pair looks like they are making a real go of it, and lik...


New species of Dragonfly added to Royal Botanical Gardens’ List

Jun 20, 2014

New species of Dragonfly added to Royal Botanical Gardens’ List

In early June, a male Painted Skimmer (Libellula semifasciata) was found hanging out at Rock Chapel – and at least a dozen others have since been found on the North Shore of Cootes Paradise. The Painted Skimmer is a Provincially Rare spec...


Jun 18, 2014

Draft plan for Burlington Heights Heritage Lands now available

The City of Burlington, City of Hamilton and Royal Botanical Gardens have jointly developed a draft plan for their lands in the Burlington Heights Heritage Lands. The draft plan can be downloaded from the Burlington Heights Heritage Lands...


Holland family gives Burlington the gift of paradise

May 30, 2014

Holland family gives Burlington the gift of paradise

On May 30, 2014, the City of Burlington unveiled the new Eileen and John Holland Nature Sanctuary. This marvellous 37-acre natural area was generously donated by Mr. John V. Holland to the City of Burlington in honour of his wife Eileen. ...


Feb 28, 2014

Profiles in Success feature of C2E in the Hamilton Spectator

Check out this article written by Dr. David Galbraith of The Royal Botanical Gardens titled, "The Cootes to Escarpement EcoPark System: A Green Gem for Our Region" on page 3 of the Hamilton Spectator's "Profiles in Success"  at https://ti...


Feb 27, 2014

Burlington Councillor Rick Craven’s video about the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System

Watch Burlington Councillor Rick Craven’s informative short video about the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX7AznXuwws  


Feb 27, 2014

Inspire Burlington Presentation

On February 19, 2014, Dr. David Galbraith gave a presentation about the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System as part of Burlington Mayor Rick Goldring’s “Inspire Burlington” series. To learn more and see a short video with Dr. Galbraith an...


Jan 23, 2014

Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System noted in State of the City address

In the "State of the City, 2014" address he gave today (January 23, 2013), Burlington Mayor Rick Goldring included the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System among the noteworthy milestones achieved in 2013. Mayor Goldring gave the address ...


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