Category Archives: Dundas

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"

Beautiful Dundas on a cold December morning…

Photo: Lech Biegalski You are welcome to keep and use this picture: View and download smaller version  (640 x 960 pixels) View and download larger version (1600 x 2400 pixels)

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The School Board Trustee race is on!

I would like to welcome our candidates for the school trustee position, Dr. Bob Maton and Greg Van Geffen. This position is especially close to my heart. For 30 years, I have worked as a full-time and fully qualified teacher, first in Poland, … Continue reading

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Update – Arlene does have a program

Today, I have found in my mailbox a brochure restating some of Arlene Vanderbeek’s experience and past achievements in serving Dundas. This brochure also contains (on page 1) a list of Arlene’s goals and commitments – a “things to do” list in … Continue reading

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My October 27 Municipal Election Choices for Dundas

For some strange reason, it is believed that public endorsement of political candidates in local media is inappropriate. I don’t know why and, frankly, I don’t care. I happen to support the view that people should openly share their opinions about … Continue reading

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