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New Conservation Area in east part of Hamilton

We’re happy to share this news just in, about new Escarpment lands to be protected: Hamilton Conservation Authority has successfully acquired a new parcel of land as a part of their Wetland Restoration Project and the new East Escarpment Conservation Area. The 10.18 hectare (25 acre) parcel of land is located on the east side
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Encouragement From Our Facebook Followers

Facebook is a voracious beast that needs constant feeding, for little reward if you have a page for business. But then there was yesterday. There was a surprising discussion on our Facebook page and I want to capture it here permanently. Because another annoying thing about Facebook is how fleeting posts are: now you see
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Enter our Photo Contest!

In honour of our upcoming 10th anniversary issue, we are holding our first photo contest! All entries will be displayed on our website! Pass it on to your photography friends! More details here.

General Store News

Our online General Store is growing. We’re carefully adding some items as we develop them. Our newest offering is the NEViews fandana, a bright lime green tube of cloth that serves many purposes, from head covering, neckerchief, tube top (if you’re small enough!) to damp cloth…and more! We have a Motorcycle Mama who wears it over her
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Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Thousand Word Art Auction

The Thousand Word Art Auction Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7:00 pm At Rivermead, 19 Cedar Street, Eden Mills Home of the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Is a picture worth a thousand words?  Come to the Thousand Words Art Auction to find out – an auction featuring the artwork of more than 30 authors who have
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First Photo Contest

In honour of our upcoming 10th anniversary issue, we are holding our first photo contest! Here are the important details. Theme: Your interpretation of a great Niagara Escarpment view. But show us something we haven’t seen before! Hint: see our back issue centre spreads for places we already know. Online, see them here. Prizes Include
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Readers Write: More Letters to the Editor

Here are additional letters to the editor that we weren’t able to fit into the Summer 2017 issue. We appreciate your notes and letters so much, that we want to publish them all. Enjoy your efforts greatly. Thanks for the memories. Beverley Pattulo, Tara I enclose 1 cheque for 2 subscriptions, one for my sister
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New Seed Library in Orangeville

Interesting news just in! A Seed Library will be launched in Orangeville on April 27, as a pilot project by the Orangeville Sustainability Action Team (OSAT) and the Orangeville Public Library. A seed library is a place where community members can get seeds for free and is run for the public benefit. Many seed libraries are open in public libraries. The Orangeville
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Hart’s Tongue at Canada Blooms

At Canada Blooms, the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance garden by Fern Ridge Eco Landscaping contains many Hart’s Tongue Ferns, which are rare wild plants living on parts of the Niagara Escarpment. They are assessed as a species of special concern as they may become endangered. They can’t easily be transplanted but fortunately, can be
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Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch’s High School Scholarship Competition 2017

We just received this good news for high school students: The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch is pleased to announced that thanks to the continued sponsorship of Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery and Restaurant the scholarship programme will continue for 2017. A $500.00 scholarship will be made available to the winner of the competition once the winner provides
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