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Spooktacular starts at Mountsberg this Saturday, October 7, 2017

Start your Halloween festivities early by coming to Mountsberg Conservation Area’s Halloween Spooktacular. It is offered free with park admission, every weekend from October 7 until October 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spectacular scenery, fall colours, and an array of activities at Fall into Nature from October 7 to…

Conservation Halton invites you to enjoy scenic lookouts, chairlift and wagon rides, fall colours activity pass, a haunted barn, children’s activities, food and much more during the annual Fall into Nature Festival. The event takes place over two weekends starting this Thanksgiving weekend (October 7 to 9) and then October 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Conservation Halton Celebrates National Forest Week 2017 – and encourages you to join us!

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.

Learn about bird banding at Mountsberg this Saturday, September 30, 2017

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 holds a Fall Trees for Watershed Health community planting in Carlisle

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.

Say good night barn at Mountsberg’s September 23-17 Pajama Night

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.

Turtle Island Festival at Crawford Lake next Sunday, September 10-17

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.

Tree planting volunteers wanted for planting on Saturday, September 9-17 in Carlisle

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.

Revised Kelso Family Outdoor Movie Night schedule – Trolls to be shown September 2-17

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.

Learn all about Turkey Vultures and more at Mountsberg’s International Vulture Awareness Day on…

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.