Photographie

There’s no denying that the Conservation Halton Parks are photogenic, and that makes them a perfect destination for all kinds of photographers—amateur, aspiring and professional! If you’re snapping photos for your Instagram account, make sure to tag us @conservationhalton, so that we can share your images with our followers. If you’re taking photos or videos for commercial purposes, please check below for permissions.

A permit is not required to photograph weddings, engagements and other occasions at the parks. We ask that you only photograph in areas where access is permitted (ie. stay on the trails) and that you not impede on other visitors or their activities at the park. If you feel that special arrangements are needed, please contact Visitor Services at 905-878-5011

If you like to celebrate a wedding or other occasion with an event at one of the parks, click here.

A permit is required for all commercial photography and videography on Conservation Halton property, with an hourly fee starting at $178 (includes HST). Please contact 905-878-5011 and the team at Conservation Halton team will help you find the perfect location and guide you through the process.

A permit and fees are required for all film and television videography on Conservation Halton property. Please contact film@hrca.on.ca or call 905-878-5011 and the team at Conservation Halton team will help you find the perfect location and guide you through the process.

A permit is required for drone photography and videography, and any other use of an “unmanned ariel vehicle” on Conservation Halton property. We have adopted this position to provide our park visitors with the peace and quiet that they expect, prevent disturbance to wildlife, and avoid risk of property damage. In addition, the Conservation Halton Parks and other properties are located in the flight paths for domestic and international airports. We feel it is our responsibility as a community partner to maintain open airspace for with emergency services

In order to receive a drone/UAV permit, operators must be able to provide evidence that their drone/UAV qualifies for an “exemption” under the Transport Canada Guidelines or a Special Flight Operations Certificate. (Click here for more information about how to operate your drone safely, ethically and legally.)

In addition, Conservation Halton will request liability insurance from the operator, normally for $5 million limits, although for some uses, $2 million liability will suffice. These policies should include a specific mention of aviation cover or specifically include the use of a drone. Where this is not specifically included within a General Liability Insurance package, we will seek an additional $500,000 liability cover on the drone/aviation.

Please contact Visitor Services at 905-878-5011 for more information and an application form.

Permits for personal drone photography and video are free. Permits for commercial drone photography and video are provided at a fee, depending on the nature of the project.