Conservation Halton is a community based environmental agency that protects local ecosystems in partnership with its watershed municipalities. As an agency established under the Conservation Authorities Act of Ontario, Conservation Halton forms a partnership with the Province of Ontario and the Regional Municipalities of Halton, Peel and Hamilton-Wentworth and Puslinch Township.
Our mission is to protect and enhance the natural environment from lake to escarpment for present and future generations.
Conservation Halton's actions are guided by a Strategic Plan. To view the 2009-2013 Strategic Plan, Towards a Healthy Watershed Click here.
Our key roles are:
Water Resources Management
Conservation Halton manages water resources using integrated, ecologically sound environmental practices to maintain secure supplies of clean water, to protect communities from flooding and to ensure that environmental planning is an integral part of community development.
Forest Resources Management
Conservation Halton manages a large forest resource using sound sustainable forest management practices involving silviculture and wildlife habitat improvements which contribute to the health of the watershed’s natural environment.
Lifelong Education and Recreation
Conservation Halton creates educational and recreational experiences in natural environments that enrich the lives of people of all ages by instilling awareness and appreciation of the watershed’s natural heritage.