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BURLINGTON – Conservation Halton today released its 2013 Watershed Report Card with grades on the health of four key measurements, Forest Conditions (C), Groundwater Quality (A), Impervious Land Cover (D) and Surface Water Quality (C). Measuring helps to identify healthy and ecologically important areas which require protection or enhancement.
BURLINGTON – Do you know a person or organization who has worked hard to protect, preserve or enhance our environment? If so, you can nominate them for the Conservation Halton Environmental Awards of Excellence, which recognize environmental champions in the watershed.
BURLINGTON – The Natural Connections Program, which is a joint initiative between Conservation Halton and FutureWatch EDEP, is offering a great training opportunity for Foreign Trained Environmental Professionals in the Halton Region, starting in April.
BURLINGTON – You know that sweater that you love to hate, that sits at the back of your closet but you just can’t give it away? Well, we want to see it!
BURLINGTON – Conservation Authorities are reminding residents of the dangers that exist near streams, rivers, ponds and lakes around this time of year and urge people to keep family and pets away from the edge of all waterways.
CAMPBELLVILLE – The Olympics are returning to Mountsberg again this year, the Flapjack Olympics that is. The only competition where having fun is the gold medal achievement. The Flapjack Olympics will take place this Sunday, March 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
BURLINGTON – Conservation Halton held its 57th Inaugural Board meeting last week on Thursday, February 21. John Vice, citizen appointee from the City of Burlington, was acclaimed as Chair of the Board and Keith Bird, Regional and Town Councillor from Oakville, was acclaimed as Vice-Chair. Both will be in their third year in these roles.
March is the month for all things Maple! A sticky sweet harbinger of spring, the maple sap has begun to flow and Mountsberg and Crawford Lake Conservation Areas are firing up for two marvellous maple syrup festivals.
MILTON – Celebrate the wonders of winter at Snowflakes and Snowsnakes at Crawford Lake Conservation Area. Join staff on Family Day Weekend, February 16 to 18, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for three special days of fun winter activities.
CAMPBELLVILLE – Mountsberg Conservation Area is holding Tales by a Winter Fire on Family Day Weekend (February 16 to 18) with activities and interests for the whole family. The event offers horse drawn sleigh rides ending with tasty hot chocolate and marshmallows. Weather permitting there will also be tobogganing on our gentle slopes for the kids and young at heart.