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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.

Take a walk in the wildflowers with mom this Sunday at Crawford Lake

Mother’s Day is fast approaching! This year you can give mom the best possible gift … the gift of time spent together. Crawford Lake is celebrating with their annual Wildflower Walk for Mom, on Sunday, May 10 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Free workshops for Milton homeowners on how to create a healthy yard

Want to upgrade your yard, but don’t know where to start? Conservation Halton is offering a series of four free workshops in May to help Milton homeowners create a healthy yard and understand the impact of their yards and neighbourhoods on local water quality.

Conservation Halton is looking for your help to find some local heroes

Conservation Halton is looking to recognize some local conservation heroes, who have made a difference in the community over the past year, and could use your help. You can show your appreciation for a local conservation hero by nominating them for a Conservation Halton Award.

Come hear the sounds of spring at Mountsberg’s Frog Watcher’s Hikes

The long winter has meant hibernation for many of us, but the frogs are now singing that it is time to come outside and play! This natural phenomenon can be witnessed (and heard of course!) when you join in the fun at one of Mountsberg Conservation Area’s annual Frog Watcher’s Hikes on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25.