With the continued easing of Covid-related restrictions it’s been a busy fall for volunteer events! Our sincere thanks go out to all of the wonderful people who helped us care for Hamilton’s conservation lands this Fall! Here’s a quick rundown of everything our volunteers accomplished:
- October 2 – Beachgrass and native perennial planting at Fifty Point CA supported by Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority. 17 volunteers planted hundreds of plugs of native grasses and wildflowers to manage erosion along the Lake Ontario shoreline.
- October 16 – Native tree planting at Valens Lake CA supported by Enbridge and Trees for Hamilton. 15 volunteers helped plant trees at Valens Lake.
- October 23 – Native tree and shrub planting at Mount Albion CA along the Chippewa Rail Trail. 19 volunteers planted 460 potted plants in the Conservation Area.
- October 23 – Hamilton Watershed Stewardship Program worked with volunteers to plant native trees and shrubs in a natural area on private lands.
- November 19 – AVIVA held an employee litter cleanup along the Lake Ontario shoreline at Confederation Beach Park.