• M.P.P. Indira Naidoo-Harris comments on her past experience at the event

    "By educating our young people about the environment, the Forest Festival will hopefully inspire generations of environmentally conscious kids to safeguard our natural spaces"

  • Did you know students spend roughly 25% of their school day outdoors?

    Creating a naturalized schoolyard supports emotional and physical health to the local environment and school community. Improving local air quality, preventing erosion, and creating shade for students. School Grounds Greening also gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a natural environment, providing a calming space, decreasing anxiety and stress.

    If you are interested in greening your school grounds click here to contact Conservation Halton or check out funding and support options on our resource page.

  • All activities are fun and relate to curriculum!

    Halton Forest Festival activities cover one or more of the following curriculum links:

    Grade 6
    Science and Technology-  Biodiversity
    Health and Physical Education- Active Living
    Social Studies- Communities in Canada, Past and Present, Canada’s Interactions with the Global Community

    Grade 7
    Science and Technology- Interactions in the Environment
    Health and Physical Education- Active Living
    Geography- Natural Resources around the World: Use and Sustainability