Environmental Stewardship

Halton residents have inherited a rich and diverse natural legacy that includes a wide range of plants and wildlife, unique features and areas of spectacular beauty. One of the best ways we know to protect this legacy is through the efforts of private landowners.

Resources for Residents

Woodlands Stewardship Program

Halton Region offers a Woodlands Stewardship Program which provides funding for the preparation of a Forest Management Plan, purchase and planting of nursery stock, as well as no-cost tree marking services. The goal of this program is to increase awareness in stewardship of forested areas and to increase the quantity and quality of forested areas in Halton for the long term. More information and eligibility criteria can be found in the guidelines:

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