2017 Media Releases

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Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety April 20, 2017

Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20.


Project partners celebrate milestone at Courtcliffe Park in Carlisle

On Tuesday, April 18, project partners in the restoration of Courtcliffe Park in Carlisle celebrated an important milestone in the ongoing work, the completion of Phase 2. Conservation Halton, Trout Unlimited and the City of Hamilton gathered with people and organizations who funded or supported this long-time restoration project.


Hear the sounds of spring at Mountsberg Conservation Area’s Frogwatcher’s Hikes on April 28 and…

Spring fever is in the air right now as male frogs are getting ready to sing in full chorus to attract mates. This annual nature phenomenon can be witnessed in the forests and wetlands of Mountsberg Conservation Area where you can join in our interesting and informative Frogwatcher’s Hikes. This year the hikes take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29.


Easter Egg Extravaganza returns to Mountsberg April 14 to 16, 2017

Mountsberg Conservation Area is celebrating the first blush of spring with its annual Easter Egg Extravaganza – April 14, 15, and 16, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day.


Conservation Halton to conduct prescribed burns in Pleasant View area on Monday, April 10, 2017

Conservation Halton ecological restoration staff have been busy planning throughout the winter, for prescribed burns at the Pleasant View Natural Area - Cartwright and Hopkins Tracts. After several weeks of monitoring the weather, conditions are favourable for the prescribed burn to take place at Cartwright this Monday, April 10, 2017, starting at 2 p.m. Due to the characteristics of the Hopkins Tract it will be burned at a later date.


Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook April 5, 2017

Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook effective 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Widespread flooding is not anticipated, however fast flowing water and flooding of low lying areas and natural floodplains may be expected. Municipalities, emergency services and individual landowners in flood-prone areas should be on alert.


Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety April 3, 2017

Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety as of 3:45 p.m. on Monday, April 3. The message will remain in effect until Sunday, April 9, 2017.


Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook March 30, 2017

Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook as of 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Mixed precipitation totals of up to 40 mm is forecast to fall throughout the watershed between Thursday afternoon and Friday evening.


Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety March 24, 2017

Conservation Halton has declared a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety as of 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24. Conservation Halton advises that the Weather Office is forecasting a low pressure system moving into our watershed which is forecast to produce rain showers up to approximately 20 to 25 mm with more rain forecast for the weekend.


Glen Eden to stay open for one more weekend March 24 to 26, 2017

Glen Eden will reopen for one last weekend of skiing and snowboarding for the 2016/17 season from Friday, March 24 until Sunday, March 26. A combination of some recent natural snow, the remaining manmade snow and some cooler seasonal temperatures mean the skiing and snowboarding season will continue for a few more days.