Join Earth Day Activities!
The coming weekend celebrates 2018 Earth Day! In Hamilton there are many ways to be involved.
You can join a cleanup around your own neighborhood, or check into one of the many volunteer activities organized by Hamilton groups.
The Stinson Community Association is meeting up on April 21st to clean up the Rail Trail. Show up at the Wentworth Stairs at 10AM to volunteer. The goal is to clean from the stairs to Corktown Park. Snacks and equipment are provided.
On Sunday, April 22nd meet up at the Lakeview Building at 180 Van Wagner’s Beach for a beach cleanup. Gloves and bags will be provided for volunteers. Earth Day Hamilton-Burlington is an organizer for this event.
Hamilton Tree Planting!
Organizers are meeting at Churchill Park Clubhouse, 187 Cline Av N, on April 21st at 10AM to plant trees for 2018. They are supplying gloves and shovels and need volunteer help.
Trees are being planted in the Windermere Basin (447 Eastport Dr) on Saturday April 28th at 10AM. Bring a shovel if possible. For info firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opportunities to Learn More!
The Hamilton Arts Council April ArtBus is traveling to Windermere Basin to learn about the area from Lynda Lukasic of Environment Hamilton. For info about the April 21st bus call 905-481-3218.
Environment Hamilton is holding their annual meeting at the Hamilton Central Library on April 30 from 6:30-9PM. The public is invited to this opportunity to learn more about environmental work.
The Hamilton Naturalists’ Club is sponsoring several Earth Day events this week. One event is at the Hamilton Central Library presenting a talk about “Making a Butterfly Garden” on April 19 from 2-3PM.
Many people are working on protecting our environment. Active sustainers include Bruce Trail Conservancy, Royal Botanical Gardens, our local farmers, markets, restaurants, beekeepers, gardeners, city town and neighborhood associations, lake and water conservation groups, bike advocates, and groups working for clean energy and public transportation.
You’re invited to join in!