Conservation Halton advises that a weather system will be passing through our jurisdiction starting Friday and continuing until early Sunday. Current forecasts are highly variable at this time but suggest precipitation amounts could range between 50 and 75 mm. Widespread flooding is not anticipated.
We are proud to announce some new featured birds of prey to the Mountsberg Raptor Centre! The Raptor Centre depends on donations, like those made through the Adopt a Raptor program, to keep these birds healthy and happy. By "adopting" one of the featured birds, symbolically, you can help pay for their food, shelter, training and equipment.
Conservation Halton is set to begin a study on a flood risk mitigation project at Maplehurst Correctional Centre in Milton in collaboration with the Ministry of the Solicitor General and Infrastructure Ontario.
Conservation Halton Issues a Flood Watch for Lake Ontario Shoreline on August 1, 9:15 AM. Lake Ontario levels are expected to continue to slowly decline in the coming days, with the forecasted drier conditions combined with the continuation of record-high outflows. Notwithstanding, water levels will remain elevated for the next several weeks and well into the summer months as record inflows from Lake Erie are expected to continue. All shoreline areas should be considered dangerous during this time.
Conservation Halton Issues a Flood Watch for Lake Ontario Shoreline on June 19, 2019 at 3:30 PM. The latest information provided by the International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB) confirms a mean daily water level of 75.91 m (249.05 ft) as of June 17th, 2019. Lake Ontario levels are expected to slowly decline in the coming days, with the rate of decline depending on rainfall. Notwithstanding, water levels will remain elevated for the next several weeks and into the summer months.
Conservation Halton Issues a Flood Watch Lake Ontario Shoreline at 12:05 p.m. on May 22, 2019. The latest information provided by the International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB) indicates that Lake Ontario levels will continue to rise over the next several weeks due to record high inflows from Lake Erie combined with reduced outflows from Lake Ontario which are required to limit downstream flooding within the lower St. Lawrence River.
Conservation Halton’s Administration Office will close for the Easter Weekend holidays from Friday, April 19th, 2019 until Monday, April 22, 2019. The office will reopen on April 23, 2019.
Conservation Halton issues a Watershed Conditions Statement Flood Outlook at 10:10 AM on April 13th…
Conservation Halton is asking all residents and children to keep a safe distance from all watercourses and structures such as bridges, culverts and dams. Elevated water levels, fast flowing water, and slippery conditions along stream banks continue to make these locations extremely dangerous. Please alert children in your care of these imminent dangers.
Want to upgrade your yard, but do not know where to start? Conservation Halton is offering a series of gardening workshops, called the Healthy Neighboursheds Homeowner Workshops, for homeowners to learn about landscaping techniques that will save them money and time.
Conservation Halton reminds residents of dangers that can exist near streams, rivers, ponds and lakes around this time of year and urges people to keep family and pets away from the edges of all waterways.