At a Glance
Hamilton is within the Carolinian forest range which is a unique life zone that makes up only 1% of Canada’s total land area and hosts a greater number of wildlife species than any other ecosystem in the country.
Many people do not realize the amount of natural diversity living in Hamilton, which includes,
Over 1000 species of native plants!
171 species of breeding birds.
Snakes and Turtles
15 species of snakes and turtles.
17 species of frogs, toads, and salamanders.
43 species of mammals
Butterflies and Moths
100 species of butterflies and moths
98 species of dragonflies and damselflies
87 species of fish