Category Archives: Dundas Valley Conservation Area

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

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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 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"

The “Nanfan Treaty” – legal considerations

Part 3 – (Last updated on October 18, 2014) Is the “Nanfan Treaty” legally valid? Does the 1701 “Conveyance of lands by the Native American Chiefs of the Five Nations” constitute a valid treaty between the Crown and the Indians? Do the … Continue reading

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No Treaty with Six Nations Shown on Map to be Used in All Ontario Schools: A Can of Worms Opened?

By: Deyoyonwatheh (DeYo) Six Nations – Haldimand Tract – Beliefs versus Facts Issues Concerning the Publication of a Map of Indian Land Treaties in Ontario: In “Turtle Island News” (TIN), May 14, 2014, p.4 is an article entitled, Feds Ontario … Continue reading

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Hamilton Conservation Authority destroys Dundas Valley trails

(Click on picture to enlarge) In my letter to the editor, “Why the change to Dundas Valley trails?“, published in the Hamilton Spectator on May 28, 2014, I wrote: Up until last year, the Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) was able … Continue reading

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