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Second Annual Halton Forest Festival at Rattlesnake Point will teach local students about trees and…

After a successful launch in 2012, the Halton Forest Festival is back for a second year and will kick off on Tuesday, October 8. The educational portion will take place from October 8 to 10 at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area with 1,200 grade 6 and 7 students participating, as well as more than 250 volunteers, including high school students who will help deliver the activities.


Howls and Smore Pajama Night this Saturday at Crawford Lake

Fall has arrived but that doesn’t mean we have to stay indoors! At Crawford Lake, we think October evenings are a great time to explore the natural world. This Saturday, October 5, we invite you to grab a pair of warm, cozy pajamas and join us for our Howls and Smore-Pajama Night.


Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook September 20, 2013

Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today at 3:30 p.m.


Learn how to make fire using traditional skills on September 28 at Crawford Lake

Join Crawford Lake staff on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a truly unique experience and learn a traditional skill, how to start a fire.


Help wanted at Glenorchy on September 28 to plant 400 trees and shrubs

Conservation Halton and the Field and Stream Rescue Team invites residents to help plant more than 400 native trees and shrubs at Glenorchy Conservation Area on Saturday September 28, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.


Turtle Island Festival at Crawford Lake this Sunday celebrates Ontario’s First Nations

This Sunday, September 15, feel the drumbeat as the Iroquoian village at Crawford Lake Conservation Area comes to life during the Turtle Island Festival, an incredible celebration of Ontario’s First Nations!


Come to Mountsberg on Labour Day to celebrate one of nature’s hardest working, and…

Join us at Mountsberg Conservation Area to celebrate one of nature’s most incredible, and frequently misunderstood, creatures on Labour Day, Monday, September 2, as we mark International Vulture Awareness Day.


Newly named Robert Edmondson Conservation Area becomes seventh primary CA

Robert Edmondson Conservation Area is the newest member of the Halton Parks family. Formerly known as Burns Conservation Area, this park is a quiet spot which includes a reservoir and picnic area, and features a 2 km trail through wetlands and woods.


Reconnect with the great outdoors at 50 Things You Need To Do Before You Are 12 on August 18 at…

Hey kids, have you ever wondered what your parents or your grand-parents did for fun when they were your age? They probably spent a lot of time outdoors. They probably went exploring, or built a fort, or skipped stones on a lake, or climbed a tree.


Creatures of the Night at Mountsberg on August 17

As night falls and we are preparing to go to sleep, some creatures are just waking up. These nocturnal species are specially adapted to be awake when light levels are low. Many are active in our neighbourhoods and we may not even know it.