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NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites-Image4
This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in...
Feb 21, 2017 | Add Comment

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

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Business | 13 hours ago

Alberta regulator sets heavy oil odour rules

Alberta energy regulator releases rules on heavy oil odours

Canada | 22 hours ago

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes, pushes bison off habitat

Canada | 22 hours ago

Wildfire federation wants pasture action

Canadian Wildlife Federation wants Ottawa to protect prairie grasslands

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 29, 2016
Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

When it comes to improving your home's efficiency, you probably think of retrofitting the most visible places first. However,...

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Environment | Dec 22, 2016
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Hamilton Conservation Authority set for tree harvest

The Hamilton Conservation Authority expects to begin logging pine plantations in four locations early in the new year as part...

Dundas Star News | by Richard Leitner
Environment | Dec 08, 2016
Nature trail

Hamilton Conservation Authority revives trail pass

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is reintroducing an annual trail pass for 2017 in a bid to entice visitors to walk, cycle...

Dundas Star News | by Richard Leitner
Dec 08, 2016

Hamilton Conservation Authority boss stepping down

After more than three decades of working and volunteering in a variety of public roles, Chris Firth-Eagland is getting ready...

Ancaster News | 1 Comment | by Richard Leitner
Nov 17, 2016

Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Your energy dollars may literally be flying out of your window. However, if you don't know how the energy performance of your...

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Nov 17, 2016

Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

You may have home renovations low on your list of spending priorities, partly due to prohibitive costs. You may also think...

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Oct 27, 2016

Dundas Valley deer hunt set to go for sixth season

Portions of the Dundas Valley will once again be periodically off limits to the public between mid-November and early January...

Ancaster News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Oct 13, 2016

Rothsay seeks permanent change on Spencer Creek discharges

The Rothsay meat rendering plant on Highway 5 in Greensville is being given permission to begin emptying a wastewater pond...

Dundas Star News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Sep 22, 2016

Brow dump eyed for overflow Webster’s Falls parking

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is in talks to buy land for a parking lot near Webster’s Falls that it hopes will help...

Dundas Star News | 1 Comment | by Richard Leitner
Aug 26, 2016

6 facts about plastic bottles you probably didn't know

The convenience offered by plastic bottles often overshadows consumer awareness of how many actually end up getting recycled...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
Aug 25, 2016

Hamilton authority stand wades into city’s levy spat

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is urging the province to scrap a regulation that is at the heart of a funding dispute...

Dundas Star News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Aug 17, 2016

Rain keeps Hamilton watershed drought in check

Hamilton is no longer on the verge of a severe drought warning that could have led to mandatory cuts in water use thanks to...

Dundas Star News | Add Comment | by Richard Leitner
Aug 11, 2016

Webster’s Falls to set become a car-free zone

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is preparing to close all parking lots at Webster’s Falls on weekends and holidays...

Dundas Star News | 1 Comment | by Richard Leitner

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