Spencer Creek is looking to get studied with an eye on adapting to climate change.
|Junction of Ancaster and Spencer Creek, north of McMaster's West Campus
"...the hope is to work with the public, developers and government to identify strategies to control flooding from major rainfalls, which could include reducing paved surfaces and creating natural holding areas to temporarily store stormwater."
This is great news if it means expanding the riparian zone along creeks to allow for the earth's natural hydrologic function to kick in when required during extreme weather events.
McMaster's parking lot "M" just screams out for inclusion in the near future as we aim for resilience in our natural environments.
Read the article here: http://www.hamiltonnews.com/news/spencer-creek-study-aims-for-resilience-on-climate-change/