2017 Media Releases
National Forest Week (September 24 to 30) is a time to celebrate Canada’s forests. It is led by the Canadian Institute of Forestry in support of their mission to increase the public’s awareness of forests. Conservation Halton’s impressive 60 year history of tree planting – more than 4 million trees so far – is helping to create a healthy environment for our communities to live, work and play in.
Join us for a tweet opportunity to get up close with our feathered friends! Bird Bander Ross Wood will be studying wild bird populations at Mountsberg Conservation Area this Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m
Conservation Halton held a Fall Trees for Watershed Health Tree Planting this past Saturday, September 9, 2017, with more than 85 people planting 500 trees and shrubs. The planting, in partnership with the City of Hamilton, Trout Unlimited Canada and the Courtcliffe Park Committee took place at Courtcliffe Park in Carlisle.
The stars wake and light the night sky, so grab your comfy pajamas and join them for a guided evening program at Mountsberg. The Starry Nights Pajama Night will run on Saturday, September 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. and will include a galaxy of exciting, kid friendly activities.
Visit Crawford Lake Conservation Area and soak up the sun and the culture at the 27th Annual Turtle Island Festival which will take place from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017.
Conservation Halton is looking for 100 community volunteers to help plant 500 native trees and shrubs on Saturday, September 9. The Fall Trees for Watershed Health Community Tree Planting is taking place at Courtcliffe Park, 159 Carlisle Road in the village of Carlisle. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and planting will begin shortly after 9:30 a.m.
Kelso Conservation Area will have an outdoor movie doubleheader on Labour Day Weekend with Beauty and the Beast on Friday and Trolls on Saturday. Trolls was originally scheduled to be the opening night movie for the 2017 Kelso Family Outdoor Movie Nights season, on Friday, August 11, however it was postponed due to inclement weather.
Join us at Mountsberg Conservation Area this weekend to celebrate one of nature’s most incredible, and frequently misunderstood, creatures on Saturday, September 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as we mark International Vulture Awareness Day.
Crawford Lake is pleased to welcome noted speaker Eddy Robinson and artist/educator Reagan Kennedy to present a special Summer Institute “Truth and Reconciliation: Implementing the Calls To Action” for educators and interested members of the public. The workshop is on Tuesday, August 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Opening Night for Kelso Family Outdoor Movie Nights, the long-running late summer attraction, is this Friday, August 11 with a showing of Trolls. Join family and friends under the stars, as Kelso Conservation Area hosts its popular outdoor movie series every Friday night right up until the Labour Day Weekend.