2018 Media Releases
The 13th annual Halton Children’s Water Festival (HCWF) was held from September 25 to 28 at Kelso Conservation Area in Milton. This year’s festival welcomed more than 3,600 students between grades two to five from across the region. The annual event brings the classroom outdoors to help educate children in a fun and engaging way about the world’s most precious natural resource - water.
Conservation Halton will host their first craft brew and food festival from October 13th until October 14th, 2018 in Kelso Conservation Area from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day. Hops & Harvest is an autumn festival that features breweries, food vendors, and artisans while celebrating the great outdoors.
Conservation Halton is looking for 50 community volunteers to help plant native trees and shrubs on Sunday, September 9. The Trees for Watershed Health planting is taking place at the Hopkins Tract, 201 Old Guelph Road in Hamilton.
Summer days should be filled with play! If your family is deficient in Vitamin N (more commonly known as Nature), bring them to Amazing Things To Do Before You Are 12 at Mountsberg Conservation Area on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday August 19 from 10 am to 5 pm.
Kelso Quarry Park joins an exclusive group of rehabilitated former pits and quarries awarded with the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (OSSGA) Bronze Plaque. The association’s highest honour, only 21 sites in Ontario have earned this distinction since it was established in 1975.
BURLINGTON -- Food Truck’N Friday is making its way from the streets of Toronto to the escarpment in Milton at Kelso Conservation Area every Friday evening from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm in July and August, featuring one of the most beautiful natural areas and some of the most flavourful food trucks in southern Ontario.
On Monday, June 18, 2018, Conservation Halton hosted a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the initiation to transform a damaged portion of Sixteen Mile Creek at the Town of Milton’s Drumquin Park.
Conservation Halton invites the community to take part in consulting on the Kelso Conservation Area/Glen Eden Master Plan on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Designing Your Native Landscape workshop at Royal Botanical Gardens. At the workshop you will be taught how to choose and maintain native plant gardens and what type is right for your property. You will learn about how to work with the soil you have and how to incorporate raised garden beds into your design
Staff at Conservation Halton has been busy planning throughout the winter, for a prescribed burn at Glenorchy Conservation Area. After several weeks of monitoring the weather, conditions are favourable for the prescribed burn to take place this Sunday, April 22. The burn is planned to commence around 2 p.m. and will be completed in three to four hours.