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The corn is ready and the leaves are changing at Crawford Lake’s beautiful place on Turtle Island. Take a break from back to school organizing and join us for a day of celebration, with our annual, Turtle Island Festival. The festival runs on Sunday, September 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Conservation Halton is going through a metamorphosis and you can find a few of the phases for this transformation throughout our new strategic plan, Metamorphosis. As part of the process we want to hear from you and there are five different ways the community can share its thoughts with us.
Conservation Halton is looking for your help to recognize some local conservation heroes, who have made a difference in the community over the past year. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, October 7, 2016 at midnight.
Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement as of noon on Saturday, August 20.
Conservation Halton Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16. Local weather forecasts are predicting rainfall amounts of close to 30 mm with potential for thunderstorms to generate local areas of higher rainfall.
Environment Canada is advising that our area may be experiencing rainfall amounts in the order of 50 to 100mm today. As a result Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety which shall remain in effect until Sunday, August 14.
A combination of below-average precipitation this year with hot summer temperatures has resulted in water levels in local streams dropping well below normal. As a result, Conservation Halton is escalating from a Level I to a Level II Low Water Condition for its watershed, based on criteria set out in the Ontario Low Water Response guidelines.
Reconnect with the great outdoors and combat nature deficit disorer at ‘Amazing Things To Do Before You Are 12’ on August 13 and 14 at Crawford Lake and Mountsberg.
Family Outdoor Movie Nights return to Kelso Conservation Area with four family films, which will delight audiences of all ages. Opening night is this Friday, August 5 with a showing of Zootopia.
Conservation Halton has declared a Level I Low Water Condition for its watershed. The low snow accumulation over the winter combined with below-normal rainfall amounts over the last three months (April, May and June) has resulted in reduced water flows and levels in local streams.