The Festival has become a long-standing, favourite tradition for both families and visitors who come from far and wide to experience the Ball’s Falls annual festival and its natural setting.
The Virgil Dams and Reservoirs Conservation Area is located in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. This 50 hectare (123 acre) area contains natural areas of woodland, wetland and open water reservoir providing conservation, recreational and educational opportunities. Highlights include a nut grove with more than 15 types of nut trees and a tulip tree plantation.
The Virgil Dams conservation area features the Four Mile Creek Floodplain, two dams and the Virgil reservoir. Hiking trails as well as fishing, bird watching, hiking and nature appreciation are some of the activities associated with this area. Blue herons, black crowned night heron, common terns and red-headed woodpeckers are a few the wildlife species that can be spotted here.
August 14, 2017 (BINBROOK, ON) - On August 14, 2017, a blue-green algae bloom was detected in the Binbrook Reservoir (Lake Niapenco) by the City of Hamilton Public Health Department. The Niaga
Having heard from many of our partners and stakeholders in the community during the final stage of our Policy Review, the NPCA Board of Directors has approved extending the commenting period for th