2015 Media Releases

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Let the games begin!

This summer is all about the games! As the GTA welcomes some of the best athletes in the world, we welcome park visitors to join in the spirit of the games through Crawford Lake’s Games of Kanata summer program from July 5 until Labour Day weekend.


Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook June 26, 2015

Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook at noon on Friday, June 26, 2015.


Conservation Halton Awards 2015

Conservation Halton (CH) held its 33rd annual Conservation Halton Awards on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Milton Centre for the Arts. The awards are presented to people and organizations that make outstanding contributions to conservation in the Halton watershed


Media Release - Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook June 10, 2015

Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.


Take a Salamander Stroll at Crawford Lake this Saturday evening

On Saturday, June 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., we invite you to Crawford Lake to journey through the forest with us, as we search for some amazing amphibians. Grab your coziest pajamas and join us, as we investigate the mysterious salamander.


Media Release - Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety June 8, 2015

Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety on Monday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m. While significant flooding is not expected at this time, the forecasted rainfall will cause higher than normal flows and water levels in local creeks and rivers, resulting in unsafe conditions.


Spring is the best time to remove Giant Hogweed

There are many invasive species which can threaten the native plants on your property, but probably one of the most well-known is Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum).


2015 Conservation Halton Award nomination deadline extended to May 19

Conservation Halton is extending the deadline until Tuesday, May 19, 2015 to submit nominations for the 2015 Conservation Halton Awards. The awards recognize local conservation heroes who have made a difference in the community.


Crawford Lake opens new exhibit today featuring the artworks of Raymond R. Skye

Crawford Lake Conservation Area is pleased to present a new exhibit featuring the artwork and writings of talented Tuscarora artist Raymond R. Skye. The exhibit, titled Haudenosaunee Clans…Extended Families of the Iroquois opens today, Tuesday, May 5.


Conservation Halton holds 10th Trees for Watershed Health in Milton on May 2

Conservation Halton held its tenth Annual Trees for Watershed Health Tree Planting this past Saturday, May 2, 2015, with more than 250 people planting 2,500 trees and shrubs. The planting, in partnership with the Town of Milton took place at Lions Sports Park.