Green Venture’s Year in Review

Dear friends, As we say goodbye to a very different year and welcome the light back and look forward to spring, I wanted to say thank you to all those who helped shore up our work and impact in 2020. I’m so proud of our team and thankful to our volunteers, community partners, and donors.…

Bring on the snow melt!

Winter is coming, but we’re prepared for spring. The extension of warm summer weather into November (no matter how alarming it may be—see our blog on EcoAnxiety) has allowed us to get a few more green infrastructure projects in the ground before winter. These awesome rain gardens and rock swales will help absorb rain and…

Exploring Ecoanxiety

The terms ecoanxiety or climate distress have been coming up a lot more lately, so we thought we’d delve in to the topic as part of our takeover week at EcoHamilton. Follow along here and on the EcoHamilton Collective’s Instagram account and have a read and watch some of these resources to learn more. Sara…

World Clean Up Day is Here!

We hope you’ll get out and enjoy some fresh air, while helping Hamilton have stay clean and beautiful! Here are some tips to stay safe! You should always wear gloves when picking litter, latex gloves or even gardening gloves offer protection from contaminants. Garbage pickers can be used to avoid even picking up garbage with…

Summer Rain Blog Cover Photo

Summer RAIN Blog: Simple Stormwater Solutions

So far in this series, we’ve discussed the hydrologic cycle and wastewater management in Hamilton. We’ve learned the importance of preventing untreated wastewater and surface pollutants from reaching our waterways by maintaining the natural water cycle as much as possible. But what does that mean for the average homeowner? As the mandatory outdoor water use ban…