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After a long, hard winter, Canadians crave spring like desert plants crave a long drink of water. We look to groundhogs, robins and crocuses desperately hoping to predict when spring will arrive. At Conservation Halton we say look to the trees! The maple sap is about to flow and Mountsberg and Crawford Lake Conservation Areas are firing up for two marvellous maple syrup festivals.
Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook at 8:15 a.m.
When you think of winter in the country, do you imagine the sound of the snow groaning under the runners of a horse-drawn sleigh, or roasting marshmallows and sharing stories around the warmth and crackle of an outdoor bonfire? Perhaps rosy cheeks after hiking along wintry trails, comes to mind.
Celebrate the wonders of winter at Crawford Lake Conservation Area at Snowflakes and Snowsnakes this Family Day Weekend. Join staff from February 15 to 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for three special days of fun winter activities
Local conservation authorities and environmental organizations are set to host the 4th Annual Sharing Experiences workshop on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Halton Museum in Milton.Members of community-based environmental groups and like-minded residents will share ideas and experiences.
Conservation Halton is pleased to announce it has been able to reopen Hilton Falls on a limited basis effective Saturday, January 18, 2014. Mountsberg is now fully open as the trails north of the railway tracks have been reopened. Robert Edmondson remains fully closed.
The popular guided Moonlight Snowshoe hikes at Crawford Lake start this Saturday, January 18 and will continue every Saturday until the end of February. The hikes are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Conservation Halton is pleased to announce it has been able to reopen Crawford Lake, Mount Nemo and Rattlesnake Point Conservation Areas. Mount Nemo and Rattlesnake Point opened today, Crawford Lake will open Saturday, January 11, 2014. Glen Eden reopened on December 26, 2013 for skiing and snowboarding, while Mountsberg Conservation Area partially reopened on January 2, 2014, with the trails north of the railroad tracks remaining closed. Hilton Falls and Robert Edmondson Conservation Areas will remain closed until further notice.
Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety today at 12:30 p.m. Environment Canada is advising that our area will be experiencing above zero temperatures over the next few days with approximately 10 to 15mm of rainfall for today and tomorrow.
Mountsberg Conservation Area is once again gearing up for their popular winter Owl Prowl programs! Intrepid prowlers will be provided with lots of information on our native Ontario owls during a winter night hike to search for wild local owls.