Announcements Archive


Conservation Halton breaks ground at Drumquin Park to restore damaged stream

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 Community to Consult on Kelso/Glen Eden Master Plan

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.

Volunteers help Conservation Halton plant 600 trees at Trees for Watershed Health

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, members of the community came together for Trees for Watershed Health, which is the tree planting event that Conservation Halton holds each year to increase forest cover in the watershed, create an opportunity for community involvement and connect watershed residents with the environment.

Proposed CN Rail project in Milton

Halton Municipalities have taken legal action to confirm regulatory role on the proposed truck-rail project. Conservation Halton is part of this action.

Spring 2018 Safety Message

Spring Safety Message: Exercise Caution Near Waterways -Conservation Halton reminds residents to keep family members and pets away from the water’s edge this spring

Homeowner Gardening Workshops in February 2018 in Burlington and Hamilton

Even though it’s winter, it’s never too early to start thinking about spring and your garden! Conservation Halton is hosting a series of Homeowner Workshops starting February 20 in Burlington and February 21 in Hamilton. We have assembled a team of experts who will lead you through all the steps to creating a gardening plan which is low cost, environmentally friendly, and enhances the beauty of your garden and curb appeal.

Conservation Halton Increases Fees effective January 1, 2018

Conservation Halton will increase fees for park daily entrance fees, annual memberships, educational programs, and Glen Eden daily fees, effective January 1, 2018.

Help us plant trees May 7, 2017 at Burlington’s Bayview Park

Conservation Halton is looking for 100 community volunteers to help plant between 700 and 1,000 native trees and shrubs on Sunday, May 7, 2017. This year’s Trees for Watershed Health Tree Planting is taking place at Bayview Park in Burlington, 1800 King Road and planting starts shortly after 9:30 a.m.

Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety April 20, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. Conservation Halton advises that a low pressure system is currently moving across the Province and is expected to produce rainfall amounts ranging between 25 mm to 30 mm with the potential for localized thunderstorms resulting in higher amounts. Rain is expected to continue this afternoon and into this evening but will move out of our jurisdiction by Friday morning.

Notice of Prescribed Burn at Pleasant View Natural Area

Conservation Halton is planning on conducting prescribed burns at the Pleasant View Natural Area - Cartwright and Hopkins Tracts. The prescribed burn at Cartwright in the Pleasant View Natural Area is scheduled to take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 as long as weather conditions remain favourable for conducting it. The burn will be postponed if conditions are unfavourable. Due to the characteristics of the Hopkins Tract it will be burned at a later date which will be posted on the Conservation Halton website.