Entries by Greg

Here We Grow Again in 2016

With spring well on it’s way that means The Escarpment Project clean up is getting even closer. This year marks our 5th anniversary of improving the escarpment and it looks like it will be the biggest and best Escarpment Project clean up yet. There have been several new locations added this year including; Billy Green […]

Team Leaders Wanted

The Escarpment Project is gearing up for the 2016 annual clean-up and we are looking for enthusiastic and qualified volunteer team leaders. Team leaders are responsible for attending a few meetings prior to our annual clean-up on the last Sunday of April. On clean-up day they are required to register volunteers at a predesignated site […]

Top 10 Hamilton Waterfalls

Successful Interim Clean Up in Dundas

It was a chilly morning this past Saturday, Nov 28th, in Dundas but that didn’t stop waterfall fans, hikers or nature enthusiasts from showing up to remove litter from the trails and waterfall areas in the Dundas valley. Just over 30 volunteers got together at Cascades Park and hiked to various locations including; Dundas Peak and Sydenham, […]

Interim Clean-up in Dundas

Most participants have come to know that the Escarpment Project holds an annual clean-up across the escarpment in Hamilton on the last Sunday of each April.  This year due a higher volume of traffic and unfortunately greater amount of litter along the trail and creek systems in Dundas we are holding an interim clean-up in […]

Escarpment Project Participation and Environmental Protection Reach New Level

Good Friday Hiking – McMaster Innovation Park Joins Escarpment Project

For years people have made a connection with nature on Good Friday by making it a tradition to go hiking. This Good Friday please keep the tradition a positive experience by staying safe on the trails. Just last week a couple was rescued near Devil’s Punchbowl after getting too close to the edge and slipping. (see […]

One Month Away

Spring is here! The snow is melting and The Escarpment Project clean-up is exactly a month away. If you are new to The Escarpment Project or unsure of what we do; The Escarpment Project is Hamilton’s largest volunteer environmental clean-up. We clean up the litter and debris that has accumulated along the escarpment trails, waterfall areas and other […]

Ad Sales Volunteer Position Available

The Escarpment Project is growing and as such our budget needs to grow with it so we are coming out with our very first calendar. If you have sales experience and a desire to help the environment by volunteering a couple hours a week this position may be for you. Position Ad Sales Volunteer Job […]

2015 Escarpment Project

In case you missed it, congratulations once again to the 2014 army of volunteers! We had the largest turnout in Hamilton history at a volunteer environmental clean-up. Over 425 fantastic, hardworking volunteers showed up to the escarpment on Sunday April 27, 2014 and removed over 700 garbage bags plus furniture, car parts, bikes, scrap metal, coffee cups, plastic water […]