Join your guides Reyna Matties (McMaster biology) and Randy Kay (Restore Cootes) for a lunch time jaunt into the past, present and future of McMaster's Lot M Parking. This former floodplain was a Royal Botanical Garden Nature Sanctuary until purchased by McMaster in 1963 for a massive parking lot. But in 2014 some big changes started to improve the natural environment. Come see what's happening now. Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Meet at the OPIRG McMaster Resource Centre, McMaster University Student Centre Room 229 12:30pm departure, hike lasts approximately one hour, you can stay for all our leave early Sign up at the Facebook page for the hike .