Visit A Repair Cafe

Do you have a broken household item? Don’t throw it away! Bring in your small electronics, basic wooden furniture, bicycles, clothes, and more, and our local community mendors and fixers will repair it for free! Find out more below.   When and where is the Repair Cafe? On July 27, 2021 from 4:00 PM to…

Tree Terms - Urban Forests“Hamilton’s urban forest includes all of the publicly and privately owned trees and supporting vegetation in the urban area. The urban forest includes more than Hamilton’s natural areas. Individual trees and groups of trees along streets, in backyards, parks, and commercial areas in Hamilton’s urban boundary are also part of the urban forest.” City of Hamilton, Urban Forest Strategy

Green Venture Is Growing Its Canopy!

Canopy for Community In 2020, Green Venture launched the Canopy for Community program to support youth climate action and education to help grow Hamilton’s urban forest. The program provides class presentations and stewardship projects to local highschool classes and native tree growing kits for schools and residents. Working with the City of Hamilton Forestry Department,…

Turning off the tap: Catch the RAIN Dundas comes to a close!

We’re finally wrapping up our 2-year (but who’s counting?) pilot program that supported green infrastructure projects at homes and in communities. This program was a success, helping us secure funding to continue our green infrastructure programming, and even expanding it to more parts of Hamilton! We’re extremely grateful to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation…

Image of a cycling lane. Text reads: Cycling in the City: The Importance of Cycling Infrastructure in Hamilton

The Importance of Cycling Infrastructure in Hamilton

The Importance of Cycling Infrastructure in Hamilton As we Cycle in the City this Bike Month, we’re learning all about what it means to partake in active transportation. Whether you’re cycling for exercise, recreation, or to commute, cycling infrastructure plays an integral role in supporting safe, healthy, and green communities.  Active transportation infrastructure supports our…

Nature Kids: A Year in the Life

It has certainly been an interesting year and a half for our Nature Kids program! Since we introduced our new after school, nature-based program, we’ve met in person, switched to online, welcomed virtual guests, and so much more. Nature Kids began as an in-person program way back in winter 2020, when we were able to…

Bicycles in several colours fill the background. In a white paint smear in the middle, text reads: "Bike Month 2021. Cycling in the City with Green Venture. June 7 - 30, 2021". The Green Venture logo sits in the bottom right corner.

Cycling in the City with Green Venture!

It’s Bike Month in Hamilton, and we’re gearing up for a great month of cycling! From seasoned riders, to cycling commuters, to biking beginners, we invite all Hamiltonians to get out there and join in Cycling in the City with Green Venture. Did we mention that every ride counts as a chance to win some…