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Conservation Halton held its 59th Inaugural Board meeting on Thursday, February 26. John Vice was re-elected as Chair of the Board for the fifth consecutive year and Cathy Duddeck was selected as Vice-Chair for the first time. The meeting also served to welcome eight new members to the 18 member Conservation Halton Board.
The maple sap is about to flow and Mountsberg and Crawford Lake Conservation Areas are firing up for two marvellous maple syrup festivals.
When you think of winter in the country, do you imagine the sound of the snow groaning under the runners of a horse-drawn sleigh, or roasting hot dogs and marshmallows around the warmth of an outdoor bonfire? Perhaps rosy cheeks after hiking along wintry trails, comes to mind.
How does it feel to walk in the snow with snowshoes on? People long ago walked all winter in snowshoes to get around in the forest. We invite you to come on out to Crawford Lake on Sunday February 15, cozy up with your pajamas under your snowsuits, and experience travel in the winter at our Snowshoe Pajama Night.
Celebrate the wonders of winter at Snowflakes and Snowsnakes at Crawford Lake Conservation Area. Join staff on Family Day Weekend, February 14 to 16, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for three special days of fun winter activities.
The popular Guided Moonlight Cross-country Ski Night returns to Hilton Falls Conservation Area this Friday, February 6.
Mountsberg Conservation Area is once again gearing up for our popular winter Owl Prowl programs. There are four Owl Prowl nights scheduled: Friday, January 16 and 23 (from 7 to 9 p.m.) are advanced Prowls for Adults, while Saturday, January 17 and 24 (from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.) are all-ages Family Nights.
The popular Guided Moonlight Cross-country Ski Night returns to Hilton Falls Conservation Area on Friday, January 9. Don’t want to ski? Come for a guided hike instead.
Conservation Halton released its 2014 Public Accountability Report which provides an overview of the organization’s programs and services. The report shows growth in community involvement with the number of volunteers increasing over previous years, and the Conservation Halton Foundation raising more than $500,000.
This year, Crawford Lake has the traditional Moonlight Snowshoe Hike it has offered for many years and has also added a new Family Sunset Snowshoe Hike every Saturday in January and February. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you along the way.