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Cause for Alarm Over Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act

Conservation Halton (CH) has reviewed the Province’s proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act (CA Act) which were released last week in the 2020 Ontario Budget (Bill 229). CH is encouraged that the purpose of the Act to provide for the organization and delivery of programs and services that further conservation, restoration, development, and management of natural resources in Ontario watersheds remains.


Conservation Halton Parks open with innovative reservation tech to reduce crowding

Last weekend, Conservation Halton opened their gates to five of their seven parks—Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, Rattlesnake Point, Mount Nemo and Kelso Summit—to members and the public, using a new reservation system, which is now required to visit the parks. Friday, May 22 to Sunday, May 24 was the first weekend that visitors were allowed in the parks and there were about 6,500 reservations, with more than 17,000 visitors. The reservation system was developed in response to COVID-19, so that Conservation Halton would be able to create the conditions for physical distancing, but Conservation Halton hoped that reservations would offer a number of other benefits, even once things are back to normal.


Glen Eden Opening Friday, December 20

The announcement that every skier and snowboarder in Halton has been waiting for is finally here. Glen Eden will be opening the hill and spinning the lifts on Friday, December 20, 2019!


Conservation Halton to begin flood mitigation study at Maplehurst Correctional Centre, Milton

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 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.


Glen Eden season to wrap up Sunday, March 17 with weekend promotion

Glen Eden has announced that the final day of ski and snowboard operations for the 2018-2019 season will be Sunday, March 17, 2019. With warmer temperatures in the forecast, snow conditions are expected to deteriorate quickly. Lifts will run from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm each day until then.


Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook

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.


Maple Season begins March 2 at Mountsberg and Crawford Lake

Starting March 2 until April 7 (open on weekends, and March Break), Mountsberg Conservation Area welcomes visitors to the working sugar bush at Maple Town and Crawford Lake Conservation Area presents Sweet Water Season, a celebration of the Indigenous origins of maple sugaring.


Homeowner Workshops begin in February 2019 in Dundas

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.


United Way Day will take place at Glen Eden on February 3rd

On February 3, 2019, Glen Eden, Milton Heights Racing Club (MHRC), and The United Way Halton & Hamilton will host United Way Snowflake Day. United Way Day will also celebrate the life of Erika Lamb—a sixteen-year-old MHRC skier who passed away in March 2015