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Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook June 28, 2013

BURLINGTON – Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today at 3 p.m.

Conservation Halton hands out annual Awards of Excellence to local environmental champions

BURLINGTON – Conservation Halton (CH) held its 31st annual Conservation Awards of Excellence ceremony on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at its Administration Office in Burlington. The awards are presented to people and organizations that make outstanding contributions to conservation in the Halton watershed, which includes Halton, Peel, Hamilton and Puslinch.

Crawford Lake celebrates National Aboriginal Day on June 23

MILTON – Join us in celebration of Canada’s aboriginal heritage at Crawford Lake Conservation Area’s Aboriginal Awareness Day Festival. This year’s festival will take place on Sunday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will include many activities and guest presenters in honour of First Nations Culture.

Enjoy a really cool bedtime story at Crawford Lake’s Pajama Night on June 15

MILTON – Do you ever wonder what happens at Crawford Lake Conservation Area at night? While you are cuddled up at home in your pajamas the park sings with the sounds of adventure. After hours Crawford Lake’s peeping frogs and softly hooting owls greet you in the forest, and the longhouses welcome you to gather around the fire.

The weekly MTB race series is back at Kelso for 2013

MILTON – The weekly Mountain Bike series at Kelso Conservation Area is back this summer with races starting on May 21 and running every Tuesday until the Finale Event on August 27 (last series race August 20).

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at Mountsberg on May 11 and 12

CAMPBELLVILLE - Join us at the Mountsberg Conservation Area this Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 as we celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. Since 1993 this event has taken place around the world on the second weekend in May.

Make it a Mother’s Day Weekend at Crawford Lake

MILTON – Mother’s Day is fast approaching! This year give mom the best possible gift, the gift of time spent together. Crawford Lake is hosting two special events on Mother’s Day weekend for you to choose from when honouring mom this year.

Conservation Halton Award Nominations close on Friday, May 3

BURLINGTON – Conservation Halton (CH) wants to remind everyone there is just one week left to nominate environmental champions for the 2013 Environmental Awards of Excellence.

Community volunteers brave wintry weather to plant thousands of trees to help restore former…

MILTON – Nearly 300 community volunteers helped to plant 3,600 trees and shrubs at the eighth annual Trees for Watershed Health Tree Planting this past weekend on Saturday, April 20 at Kelso Quarry Park.

Conservation Halton issues Flood Watch Update April 12, 2013

BURLINGTON – Conservation Halton issued the following Flood Watch Update today at 12:30 p.m.