2016 Media Releases
Conservation Halton Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16. Local weather forecasts are predicting rainfall amounts of close to 30 mm with potential for thunderstorms to generate local areas of higher rainfall.
Environment Canada is advising that our area may be experiencing rainfall amounts in the order of 50 to 100mm today. As a result Conservation Halton has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety which shall remain in effect until Sunday, August 14.
A combination of below-average precipitation this year with hot summer temperatures has resulted in water levels in local streams dropping well below normal. As a result, Conservation Halton is escalating from a Level I to a Level II Low Water Condition for its watershed, based on criteria set out in the Ontario Low Water Response guidelines.
Reconnect with the great outdoors and combat nature deficit disorer at ‘Amazing Things To Do Before You Are 12’ on August 13 and 14 at Crawford Lake and Mountsberg.
Family Outdoor Movie Nights return to Kelso Conservation Area with four family films, which will delight audiences of all ages. Opening night is this Friday, August 5 with a showing of Zootopia.
Conservation Halton has declared a Level I Low Water Condition for its watershed. The low snow accumulation over the winter combined with below-normal rainfall amounts over the last three months (April, May and June) has resulted in reduced water flows and levels in local streams.
The Conservation Halton Board of Directors are pleased to announce they have unanimously decided to offer Hassaan Basit the fulltime role of Chief Administrative Officer of Conservation Halton.
Good night owls, good night goats, good night horses, and good night Mountsberg! This Saturday, June 25, we invite you to join us for the Good Night Barn Pajama Night from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mountsberg Conservation Area.
Join us for Aboriginal Awareness Day at Crawford Lake and enjoy a fun filled day celebrating Canada’s Aboriginal past, present and future in the park’s picturesque, reconstructed Iroquoian village. The festival runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday June 19.
Hey kids, why not bring your dad out to Mountsberg Conservation Area and explore on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to noon.Explore with Dad tickets are $16 for adults, $11 for children (age 5 to 14 years), $11 for seniors (ages 65 years and over), FREE for preschool (ages 4 years and under).