2017 Media Releases
The sixth edition of the Halton Forest Festival wrapped up a successful event yesterday with the last of four educational days. The educational days took place October 12, 13, 16 and 17 at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area with 1,400 grades 6 and 7 students participating, as well as more than 250 volunteers, including high school students who helped deliver the activities.
Following the success of the Sharing Experiences workshop since its inception in 2009, local Conservation Authorities and environmental organizations are partnering to host the 6th biennial Sharing Experiences workshop. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Puslinch Community Centre. The workshop organizing committee is currently seeking input from groups and individuals in the community for: Topics of interest for the workshop agenda.
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.
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.