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Conservation Halton holds 2015 Inaugural Meeting, welcomes eight new members

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.

It’s maple time at Crawford Lake and Mountsberg from February 28 until April 6, 2015

The maple sap is about to flow and Mountsberg and Crawford Lake Conservation Areas are firing up for two marvellous maple syrup festivals.

Tales by a Winter’s Fire at Mountsberg Family Day Weekend 2015

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.

Crawford Lake Snowshoe Pajama Night this Family Day Weekend on Sunday

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.

Snowflakes and Snowsnakes at Crawford Lake this Family Day weekend

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.

Hilton Falls Moonlight Ski on Friday, February 6, 2015

The popular Guided Moonlight Cross-country Ski Night returns to Hilton Falls Conservation Area this Friday, February 6.

Mountsberg’s Owl Prowls offer opportunity for adventure and insight in 2015

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.

Hilton Falls hosting first guided Moonlight Ski and Hike on Friday, January 9, 2015

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 releases 2014 Public Accountability Report

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.

Join us for Sunset and Moonlight Snowshoe Hikes at Crawford Lake

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.