Conservation Halton

Site: Burlington - Mailing Address

Service: Newcomer Programs

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-336-1158
Fax 905-336-7014
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Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Mailing Address 2596 Britannia Rd W 
Burlington, ON L7P 0G3
Physical Access Unknown - depends on location
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name CH
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Fundraising ; Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) ESL Programs
Tour of Discovery 
* a guided tour of the reconstructed 15th century Iroquoian longhouse at Crawford Lake 
* call 905-854-0234 ext 3306 or email 
to book 
Time Capsule 
* a guided hike around Crawford Lake on an elevated boardwalk  
* discover this rare meromictic lake’s unique natural and geological features 
* call 905-854-0234 ext 3306 or email 
to book 
Snowshoe Adventure 
* Crawford Lake supplies the snowshoes and instruction for this outdoor experience 
* call 905-854-0234 ext 3306 or email 
to book 
Maple Syrup Time! 
* take the horse-drawn wagon to the sugar bush at Mountsberg to tap a maple tree, smell the boiling sap and taste fresh maple syrup 
* an optional pancake breakfast can be purchased 
* call 905-854-2276 ext 3300 or email to book 
Birds of Prey 
* guided exploration of Mountsberg's wildlife walkway where participants will become familiar with the Ontario owls, hawks, falcons, eagles and vultures they might see soaring overhead 
* call 905-854-2276 ext 3300 or email to book 
* these programs are for newcomers but open to anyone 
Natural Connections Programs
New Communities Environmental Clubs 
* empower immigrants and newcomers to Halton to share their experiences and to start their own local environmental projects 
* staff provide support guidance, educational support (expert speakers, workshops and hands-on training) and supplies and materials  
Community Science & Naturalization 
* naturalization projects provide opportunities for the community to improve neighbourhood green spaces by planting trees and shrubs 
* community science encourages people of any age or culture to be a scientist and help Conservation Halton study the local environment  
Get to Know Your Park 
* events give first-time visitors a full look at Conservation Halton’s parks and can include facilities tour, guided trail hike and family-fun park activities 
New Canadians’ Stewardship Course 
* designed specifically for immigrants in Halton, and introduces participants to the local Canadian environmental sector and environmental careers  
* gain community engagement and animation skills with staff from FutureWatch 
* receive hands-on experience through local community-building activities 
* discover how environmental planning and conservation works in Ontario 
* upon completion participants will gain practical understanding of the local conservation field and receive a framed certificate
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * program hours vary with each program
Dates varies with each program
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Mississauga (City of) ; Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees Program ; fees may apply for some programs
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Backyard Conservation ~ Community Newcomers ; Environmental Beautification ; Land Conservation ; Nature Centres/Walks ~ Community Newcomers ; Snowshoeing ; Special Events ; Wildlife Appreciation Societies

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