2015 Media Releases

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Sharing Experiences Workshop on March 5, 2016

Following the success of the Sharing Experiences workshop since its inception in 2009, local Conservation Authorities and environmental organizations are partnering to host the fifth biennial Sharing Experiences workshop on Saturday, March 5 at the Puslinch Community Centre. The workshop organizing committee is currently seeking input from groups and individuals in the community for topics of interest for the workshop agenda by January 11, 2016.


Conservation Halton names new General Manager

Conservation Halton has announced a leadership change under which the Board of Directors has appointed Hassaan Basit as General Manager, replacing Ken Phillips, who served as Chief Administrative Officer for just over nine years.


Mountsberg New Year’s Eve Hoopla 2015

Join us with the whole family to welcome 2016 at Mountsberg Conservation Area for our New Year’s Eve Hoopla. The evening celebration brings the great outdoors and family fun together into one evening your family will enjoy.


Conservation Halton seeks public comment on large fill policy review

Conservation Halton is seeking feedback from the community on its draft Large Fill Policies and Procedural Guidelines. Comments are requested by December 1, 2015 from all interested parties and groups in the Conservation Halton watershed.


Conservation Halton issues Flood Outlook Update October 28, 2015

Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook Update at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2015.


Conservation Halton issues Flood Outlook Oct 27-15

Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.


Fourth Annual Halton Forest Festival at Rattlesnake Point

The fourth annual Halton Forest Festival wrapped up a successful event earlier this week with the last of four educational days. The educational portion took place October 15, 16, 19 and 20 at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area with 1,200 grade 6 and 7 students participating, as well as more than 300 volunteers, including high school students who helped deliver the activities.


Mountsberg Halloween Spooktacular 2015

It’s time to get spooky! Kick your Halloween festivities up a notch by coming to Mountsberg Conservation Area’s Spooktacular Halloween October 24&25 and October 31 and November 1. This event is free with park admission and features plenty of hauntingly good fun for everyone.


Coyote Pajama Night at Crawford Lake on October 17, 2015

What does the night sound like? Owls, creaking branches and howling coyotes entertain the forest far after you have settled in for the night! On Saturday, October 17, Crawford Lake invites you to cuddle up in your coziest pajamas, and join us for a chorus of night sounds on our Coyote Howl Pajama Night.


Fall into Nature starts October 3 and 4, 2015

Conservation Halton invites you to enjoy the spectacular landscapes and colours of fall during the annual Fall into Nature Festival. The events take place over two weekends starting this Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, and finishing on Thanksgiving weekend (October 10 to 12). Fall into Nature is happening at Conservation Halton’s seven main parks: Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, Kelso, Mountsberg, Rattlesnake Point, Mount Nemo, and Robert Edmondson Conservation Areas.