Recently, local environmental stewards adopted a park in Dundas, Ontario to foster ecological health within their watershed and to help connect an entire community to the wonders of nature. Nancy Henley, proud watershed citizen and project manager, shares her experiences restoring Rosebough Creek.
Welcome to BARC's new digital community forum, the go-to place for all things about Hamilton Harbour and Burlington Bay. You are invited to explore, learn and contribute to ideas and issues regarding the Hamilton Harbour Remedial Action Plan and the health and restoration of the watershed.
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Stay on top of the latest BARC news, programs and upcoming events.
BARC and our partners strive to educate and involve our community in restoring the ecology of our Harbour and watershed.
Watershed Landowner Grants
"Landowners in the Spencer Creek, Grindstone Creek, Red Hill Creek and Northshore Watershed are eligible to receive grants toward the cost of approved water quality and habitat improvement projects that reflect beneficial management practices."
The Bay Area Restoration Council represents the public interest in the restoration of Hamilton Harbour and its watershed. BARC is responsible for actions in implementing the Hamilton Harbour Remedial Action Plan (RAP) and for evaluating the overall performance of RAP progress. BARC encourages community action by offering school programs, volunteer planting events, community workshops, evaluative reporting on current issues, and opportunities for digital engagement and promotion.