Category Archives: Ancaster

City Prohibits Parking along Public Roads to Increase Corporate Profits of the Hamilton Conservation Authority

Yesterday, I walked along one of my favourite hiking trails that begins at the entrance to the Dundas Valley Conservation Area (DVCA) located at the end of Lions Club Road. I have done this for at least three decades. Last … Continue reading

Posted in Ancaster, Conservation, Dundas, Dundas Valley, Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Hamilton, Hamilton Conservation Authority, Recreation, Wildlife | Leave a comment

Deer Hunt in “Conservation” Area Continues, While Access to Once Public Places and Facilities Disappears

The official justification for the annual deer hunt in Dundas Valley Conservation Area (DVCA) has been eliminated and compromised. The alleged deer overpopulation no longer exists and the so called “Nanfan Treaty” turned out to be a historical and legal … Continue reading

Posted in Ancaster, Christie Lake Conservation Area, Conservation, Deer Hunt, Development and Construction, Dundas, Dundas Valley, Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Ecosystem, Environment, Hamilton, Hamilton Conservation Authority, Nanfan "Treaty", Recreation | 3 Comments

Update 4 – Asking Ted McMeekin, Fred Eisenberger, and Arlene VanderBeek for their reply, input, and action

On two occasions, I have asked my MPP Ted McMeekin, Mayor of Hamilton Fred Eisenberger, and Ward 13 Councillor Arlene VanderBeek for their reply, input, and help, and did not receive any. I am a resident of Dundas and a … Continue reading

Posted in Ancaster, Conservation, Deer Hunt, Development and Construction, Dundas, Dundas Valley, Ecosystem, Environment, Flamborough, Government of Ontario, Hamilton

Update 2 – Development and construction in environmentally sensitive parts of Dundas Valley

Deer in Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Photo: Lech Biegalski. (Click to enlarge) In response to my post, Protection of Dundas Valley Deer and Ecosystem Neglected by Officials, I have received an email from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Guelph District … Continue reading

Posted in Ancaster, Conservation, Deer Hunt, Development and Construction, Dundas, Dundas Valley, Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Ecosystem, Environment, Hamilton, Hamilton Conservation Authority

Update 1 – Development and construction in environmentally sensitive parts of Dundas Valley

I have received a reply from the office of Mayor Fred Eisenberger. It looks like the Mayor is trying to send me into a “blind alley.” Read the Mayor’s reply and my response to it…

Posted in Ancaster, Conservation, Deer Hunt, Development and Construction, Dundas, Dundas Valley, Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Ecosystem, Environment, Hamilton, Hamilton Conservation Authority

Protection of Dundas Valley Deer and Ecosystem Neglected by Officials

Dundas Valley Deer in the Spring. Pixel bending technique. Photo: Lech Biegalski (Click on the picture to see the 1200 x 800 pixels version. Click  HERE to see the 2400 x 1600 pixels version.) The white-tailed deer, a unique feature of Dundas Valley, deserve our … Continue reading

Posted in Ancaster, Conservation, Deer Hunt, Dundas, Dundas Valley, Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Environment, Government of Ontario, Hamilton Conservation Authority, Nanfan "Treaty"

Paris to Ancaster Bike Race – coming soon…

2014 P2A race (Sharps Lane) – (Click to enlarge) – Photo: L.B. “For over a century the roads of northern Europe have been home to the toughest bicycle races in the world. The most famous of these, Paris to Roubaix, takes … Continue reading

Posted in Ancaster, P2A, Paris, Paris to Ancaster Bike Race