One of Conservation Halton’s (CH) top priorities is to protect life and property from natural hazards and updating hazard mapping is one of the ways they do that. East Burlington Creeks Flood Hazard Mapping CH is currently updating flood hazard mapping for Tuck, Shoreacres, Appleby, and Sheldon Creeks that cross through parts of East Burlington … More Conservation Halton’s East Burlington Creeks Flood Hazard Mapping – Upcoming Public Engagement Session
The bicycle is a very useful piece of equipment. While some might use a bicycle because of health benefits or as a sport, it is also an important form of transportation. A bicycle is more accessible to many offering a cost-effective way to get to school, work, the doctor, the grocery store, etc. and doesn’t … More Celebrate World Bicycle Day on June 3
Thank you to everyone who participated in the first round of engagement on Burlington’s Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP). In the first round, you were asked for input to inform the vision, principles, goals and recommendations for the draft UFMP. The draft UFMP is now available for your review on the project page. Please provide … More Burlington’s Urban Forest Master Plan: We want to hear from you – part 2!
All municipalities in Halton including the City of Burlington, the Towns of Halton Hills, Oakville and Milton, and Halton Region have declared climate change emergencies and are working to reduce impacts from their municipal operations and communities. Halton Community Climate Plan Building on this local momentum, Halton Environmental Network (HEN) is partnering with Halton Region … More Halton Community Climate Plan Summit
Disasters and emergencies come in all types. Burlington may experience several weather related emergencies, including flooding, high winds, power outages, severe winter storms, severe summer storms or drought. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that the City declared a Climate Emergency in 2019 and we are working on building our climate … More Take Action for Emergency Preparedness
Now is the time to see the amazing natural event that is annual spring bird migration! Spring migration begins in mid-March and ramps up through April, before peaking in mid-May with the arrival of the colourful warblers. Some birds are returning to the Burlington area to choose a breeding territory, while others stop over briefly … More May is for the Birds