Picture of the Miyawaki Forest planting at Windermere Basin Park. Text saying "Using the Miyawaki Forest Planting Method in Hamilton"

Using the Miyawaki Method in Hamilton’s Reforestation Efforts

Across the globe, cities are experimenting with tiny forests or micro-forests as a way to connect people back to nature and to grow trees in dense urban areas. Traditional tree plantings that require a lot of space don’t always fit in cities, and urban tree planting has, up until recently, been dominated by non-native species.…

Giving Tuesday Program Insider: Week 2

Giving Tuesday Program Insider: Week 2

Green Venture is a partner of Giving Tuesday, the international day of generosity happening on November 30, 2021.   Every Tuesday this month, we’ll be catching up with Green Venture staff to highlight some of our programs that would not be possible without the support of our donors and sponsors.    Today we’re catching up…

Fall Into Energy Savings

As fall’s dazzling colours come and go, we know it’s time to prepare for shorter days and dropping temperatures. Below are some cost-free tips to help you worry less about your energy consumption at home and enjoy the beauty this season has to offer.  Your home’s thermostat: Sweater weather is here! Running your heating system…

Giving Tuesday Program Insider: Week 1

November is here! With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday season around the corner, this month can often be a bit focused on consumption. Green Venture is a partner of Giving Tuesday, the international day of generosity happening on November 30, 2021.   What is Giving Tuesday? Created in 2012, GivingTuesday is simply a…

We Love Thrifting

As businesses open up and store hours return to normal. More people will begin shopping for clothes. Going to the mall with friends or a weekend family trip shopping. As much as we love shopping, next time try your neighborhood thrift store. Keep reading and we’ll show you how it can be just as fun…