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Arrival of spring brings higher water levels in local waterways

As we look forward to warmer spring weather and being outdoors, Conservation Halton is urging residents to be cautious around rivers, streams, lakes and ponds.

New Canadian Stewardship Course

The Natural Connections Program, which is a joint initiative between Conservation Halton and FutureWatch EDEP, is offering for a second year a great training opportunity for Foreign Trained Environmental Professionals in the Halton Region, starting in March.

Hilton Falls hosting a guided Moonlight Ski and Hike on Friday, March 14

The popular Guided Moonlight Cross-country Ski Night returns to Hilton Falls Conservation Area on Friday, March 14. Don’t want to ski? Come for a guided hike instead.

2014 Inaugural Board Meeting sees John Vice return as Chair and Keith Bird as Vice-Chair for fourth…

Conservation Halton held its 58th Inaugural Board meeting on Thursday, February 20. John Vice, citizen appointee from the City of Burlington, was acclaimed as Chair of the Board and Keith Bird, Regional and Town Councillor from Oakville, was acclaimed as Vice-Chair.

It’s Maple Madness March 1 until April 6

After a long, hard winter, Canadians crave spring like desert plants crave a long drink of water. We look to groundhogs, robins and crocuses desperately hoping to predict when spring will arrive. At Conservation Halton we say look to the trees! The maple sap is about to flow and Mountsberg and Crawford Lake Conservation Areas are firing up for two marvellous maple syrup festivals.

Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook February 20, 2014

Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook at 8:15 a.m.

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

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 marshmallows and sharing stories around the warmth and crackle of an outdoor bonfire? Perhaps rosy cheeks after hiking along wintry trails, comes to mind.

Snowflakes and Snowsnakes this Family Day Weekend at Crawford Lake

Celebrate the wonders of winter at Crawford Lake Conservation Area at Snowflakes and Snowsnakes this Family Day Weekend. Join staff from February 15 to 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for three special days of fun winter activities

Environmentally-minded Residents to Shape Upcoming Environmental Workshop

Local conservation authorities and environmental organizations are set to host the 4th Annual Sharing Experiences workshop on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Halton Museum in Milton.Members of community-based environmental groups and like-minded residents will share ideas and experiences.

Conservation Halton Parks Status January 17, 2014 – Hilton Falls to open Saturday on a partial…

Conservation Halton is pleased to announce it has been able to reopen Hilton Falls on a limited basis effective Saturday, January 18, 2014. Mountsberg is now fully open as the trails north of the railway tracks have been reopened. Robert Edmondson remains fully closed.