Public Programs

Trees for Watershed Health

Trees for Watershed Health is a Conservation Halton community outreach program which gets watershed residents and community groups involved in tree planting. The program is designed to bring communities and nature together to increase forest cover in the watershed through volunteers planting trees at selected sites.

Healthy Neighboursheds

Want to upgrade your yard, but don’t know where to start? During our FREE Homeowner Workshops, experts will lead you through all the steps to creating a gardening plan that is low cost, environmentally friendly and enhances the beauty of your garden and curb appeal.

ESL Programs

Conservation Halton offers programs for people in English as Second Language Programs (ESL) at both Crawford Lake and Mountsberg which are unique Canadian experiences. Click here to learn more about ESL Programs.

Kid Friendly Programs

We have a variety of Kid Friendly Programs which will delight and interest children of all ages.

  • Birthday Parties - Looking for a different venue to host your child’s birthday party? Crawford Lake and Mountsberg Conservation Area both offer birthday parties where your child and his/her friends can get up close and personal with a bird of prey, go snowshoeing (weather permitting), geocaching and much more.
  • Raptor Encounters - see details below
  • Youth Programs - Conservation Halton offers many exciting opportunities to get outside and learn for youth groups in our community! The programs feature the very best opportunities for youth to get up close and personal with our incredible natural and cultural resouces

New Canadians Conservation Course

The New Canadians Conservation Course is a six-week certificate, workshop series by Conservation Halton for new Canadian immigrants. Designed to help you gain valuable, introductory knowledge and enhance employment opportunities in the Canadian environmental management sector.

Raptor Encounters

Enjoy a private 45-minute program with our expert Raptor Centre staff, who are pleased to give you a personalized introduction to the amazing world of birds of prey. Depending on the time of your program and your level of interest, you may get a behind the scenes peek at feeding, health-care, training, socialization, or a behind the scenes tour of the facility. Raptor Encounter guests will be given the opportunity to hold one of our native, non-releasable raptors and are invited to take their own photos of this fascinating experience! Learn More...