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Conservation Halton invites the community to Pride in Nature

A nature-based Pride celebration to be held on June 11 at Area 8.

Conservation Halton sets date for prescribed burn at Glenorchy Conservation Area to protect and…

Conservation Halton will conduct a prescribed burn at Glenorchy Conservation Area in Oakville as part of the long-term management plan for the natural area. After several weeks of monitoring the weather, it has been identified that conditions are favourable for the prescribed burn to take place on Sunday, April 17, 2022.

Ways of the Woods Summer Camps Return to Conservation Halton this Summer

Conservation Halton is happy to announce the return of Ways of the Woods summer day camps this summer. Running from July 4 to September 2, 2022, the camps are returning to their traditional format after two years of adapted programming as a result of safety precautions related to the pandemic.

Glen Eden’s “First Tracks” program ignites a passion for winter sports in new Canadians

MILTON, ON – March 10, 2022 – Glen Eden celebrates the success of the First Tracks pilot program this winter season. Offered to new Canadian youth and their families, First Tracks provided skiing and snowboarding experiences at Glen Eden to introduce some well-loved Canadian winter activities.

Section of King Road closed during Jefferson Salamander breeding season

A joint effort by Conservation Halton and the City of Burlington to protect endangered species

Coring research event at Crawford Lake to help define “calendar of events” in Earth’s history

Sediment core is extracted from the deep waters of the lake protected by Conservation Halton

Conservation Halton is Creating More Ways to Experience and Connect with Nature this Winter with…

Conservation Halton is happy to announce the return of its newest annual outdoor winter program, Winterlit, this year. The award-winning outdoor event is taking place on select evenings until February 20th, 2022, at Mountsberg Conservation Area.

Community Tree Planting with Conservation Halton and the Waterdown Lions Club

Community members are invited to get involved on Saturday, October 30th from 10am – 2pm along the Waterdown Wetlands Trail to help plant 300 native trees and shrubs

Hops and Harvest Festival returns to Kelso this weekend

Conservation Halton is hosting its annual outdoor fall festival, Hops and Harvest, this weekend following a year hiatus. The event will take place at Kelso Conservation Area from October 1 to October 3, where visitors can enjoy food, beverages, market vendors, live music, and a range of activities including chairlift rides.

Conservation Halton continues to invest in climate resiliency projects, restores damaged section of…

On Tuesday, August 17, 2021, Conservation Halton hosted a ground breaking ceremony to kick off of the second phase of restoration works at Drumquin Park, located in the Town of Milton. During Phase 2, 50 metres of a tributary to Sixteen Mile Creek will receive a much-needed facelift. A concrete monitoring weir that was installed by the Province of Ontario in the 1970s to study the impacts of ice flows on small channels is finally being removed because it no longer serves its original purpose.