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Conservation Halton is pleased to announce it has been able to reopen Crawford Lake, Mount Nemo and Rattlesnake Point Conservation Areas. Mount Nemo and Rattlesnake Point opened today, Crawford Lake will open Saturday, January 11, 2014. Glen Eden reopened on December 26, 2013 for skiing and snowboarding, while Mountsberg Conservation Area partially reopened on January 2, 2014, with the trails north of the railroad tracks remaining closed. Hilton Falls and Robert Edmondson Conservation Areas will remain closed until further notice.
Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety today at 12:30 p.m. Environment Canada is advising that our area will be experiencing above zero temperatures over the next few days with approximately 10 to 15mm of rainfall for today and tomorrow.
Mountsberg Conservation Area is once again gearing up for their popular winter Owl Prowl programs! Intrepid prowlers will be provided with lots of information on our native Ontario owls during a winter night hike to search for wild local owls.
Conservation Halton has announced its Halton Parks fees for 2014 which includes annual memberships, daily fees, group camping and picnic rentals and fees for education programs at Crawford Lake and Mountsberg Conservation Areas. The majority of the fees are unchanged from 2013, but there are a few significant changes.
Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook earlier today, Friday, December 20, 2013, at 2:30 p.m.
The 2013/14 ski and snowboard season at Glen Eden will get started this Friday, December 13 with the first chair at 8:30 a.m. It is the earliest opening date for skiing and snowboarding at Glen Eden since 2008/09.
Enjoy a family New Year’s Eve celebration at Mountsberg with the festivities planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Conservation Halton has released its 2013 Public Accountability Report which provides an overview of the organization’s programs and services. The report tracks a number of key statistics, revenues and expenses over a three-year period (2010 to 2012). The report indicates the number of people visiting Conservation areas hit unprecedented levels for the fourth consecutive year, while education program participation was up, as was community involvement.
The Natural Connections Program, a joint initiative between Conservation Halton and FutureWatch EDEP, invites you to attend a New Communities Environmental Clubs Open House on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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