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,…

Everyone Has the Power to Change: All About Our New Remote High School Program

In 2020, Green Venture introduced an all-new, FREE, high school program. Available completely remotely, Power to Change educates students about the importance of environmental accountability and activism, while teaching them about Canada’s current climate change policies, and how they can be more sustainable in their own lives and communities.   So why should you register…

Hamilton Waste 101: Common Mistakes and the 5 R’s

Green Venture is committed to educating Hamiltonians about sustainable living  and reducing our city’s climate vulnerability. We have created this blogpost (and an exciting giveaway!) to cover some of the common mistakes made by residents when sorting their waste and highlight some potential solutions and strategies for improvement. While individual actions are not enough on…