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Tree planting volunteers wanted for Sunday, September 9 in Dundas at the Hopkins Tract

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.


Come and Play at “Amazing Things To Do Before You Are 12” at Mountsberg on August 18 & 19

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.


Rare honour goes to Kelso Quarry Park in Milton

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.


Food trucks rolling into Kelso Conservation Area every Friday night through July and August

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.


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.


Designing Your Native Landscape Workshop on Saturday, May 12, 2018

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


Conservation Halton plans for a prescribed burn at Glenorchy Conservation Area this Sunday, April…

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.


Tree planting volunteers wanted for planting on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Burlington

Conservation Halton is looking for 100 community volunteers to help plant 500 native trees and shrubs on Saturday, May 5, 2018. This year’s Trees for Watershed Health Tree Planting is taking place at Bayview Park in Burlington, 1800 King Road.


Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety April 18, 2018

Conservation Halton advises that the Flood Watch message issued April 16, 2018 has been terminated and that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is now in effect. This Watershed Condition Statement will be in effect through Monday April 23, 2018.