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Subterranean Hamilton: Ghost Rivers

CBC Hamilton brings attention to the buried creeks in the city, and talks to some Restore Cootes allies about the work they are doing in Lot M.

McMaster Biology's Reyna Matties and Geography and Earth Sciences' Dr. Mike Waddington are featured in the article by CBC Hamilton's Samantha Craggs. Mike was one of the first professors to really get behind Restore Cootes' project to have McMaster depave the parking lot and look for ways to enhance and protect the health of the adjacent Ancaster Creek.

Link to CBC Hamilton article:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/ghost-rivers-hamilton-1.3922966

Restore Cootes and McMaster Biology leading a history and science tour
at Parking Lot M after the de-paving
(note, commenters on the CBC article rightly point out the problem with this sentence: "Centuries ago, Hamilton was a blanket of lush green space. Then along came humans, who wanted more space to build." - of course there were already people here who hadn't despoiled the land and rivers...)

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