Creating a community of educated and engaged stakeholders for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and environmental sustainability.

Halton Environmental Network (HEN) strives to make the community of Halton a region with educated citizens, engaged stakeholders and best practice policies for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and environmental sustainability.

About Us

Who We Are

Halton Environmental Network (HEN) propels climate action and environmental sustainability in Halton, the fastest growing region in Ontario. As a grassroots organization, supporting our community since 2004, Halton Environmental Network is recognized for its successful programs including: Halton Green Screens, Greening Sacred Spaces Halton-PeelGeneration GreenOakvilleReadyHalton Food, and Food Loss and Waste Study. HEN is also the backbone agency of the Halton Climate Collective.

HEN networks with others and brokers partnerships with diverse stakeholders to:

  • advocate for climate action in Halton municipalities;
  • advance local climate and sustainable environmental policies;
  • deliver free environmental education to more than 20,000 local students;
  • host community charrettes and political debates;
  • propel free environmental workshops;
  • organize free waste diversion services for special events;
  • conduct free energy benchmarking services;
  • community gardens and;
  • advise local municipalities, organizations and businesses

Latest News

* Please note that the HEN Office is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic *

HEN will not be operating from August 10th, 2020 to August 14th, 2020. If you would like to get in touch with us between those days, send an email to info@haltonenviornment.ca and we will get back to you as soon as we are able.

HEN August Newsletter

It’s mid-summer, and things at HEN aren’t slowing down. Catch up on some amazing past events from July and check out these great upcoming events in August! https://mailchi.mp/073d02e5e6d2/check-out-july-events-and-whats-upcoming-in-august

Upcoming Events June 2020

2020 August

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Dig-in to Gardening Q&A
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Wednesday at 1 pm, Join Halton Food for a weekly gardening Q&A where we’ll answer common gardening questions submitted by you!

Email questions to: grow@haltonfood.ca by Tuesday 4pm or join the webinar!

This webinar will be presented by Zoom.

For more details visit:https://www.facebook.com/pg/haltonenvironme

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Dig-in to Gardening Q&A
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Wednesday at 1 pm, Join Halton Food for a weekly gardening Q&A where we’ll answer common gardening questions submitted by you!

Email questions to: grow@haltonfood.ca by Tuesday 4pm or join the webinar!

This webinar will be presented by Zoom.

For more details visit:https://www.facebook.com/pg/haltonenvironme

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Contactless Food Banks
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Food banks have been experiencing an increased demand during the COVID-19 pandemic; to combat this issue, OakvilleReady is hosting a contactless food drive in support of Kerr Street Mission. The contactless food drive will take place on August 13th, 2020, and individuals within the collection areas around each Oakville

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Deep in the Reeds: How to stop the spread of invasive Phragmites
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Learn how to stop the spread of one of Ontario’s worst invasive plants, the formidable Phragmites.

About this Event

Join Credit Valley Conservation’s Karen Buckle for an engaging discussion with local experts and citizen groups on how to identify, manage, and remove Phragmites on your property and in yo

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Dig-in to Gardening Q&A
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Wednesday at 1 pm, Join Halton Food for a weekly gardening Q&A where we’ll answer common gardening questions submitted by you!

Email questions to: grow@haltonfood.ca by Tuesday 4pm or join the webinar!

This webinar will be presented by Zoom.

For more details visit:https://www.facebook.com/pg/haltonenvironme

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GTA West Highway Lunch and Learn
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join us to learn more about the proposed GTA West Highway. This event is being supported and propelled by numerous community organizations. This lunch and learn will give you an update on the proposed highway, discuss impacts to our local community, and ways to get involved with Keith Brooks, Programs Director

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Dig-in to Gardening Q&A
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Wednesday at 1 pm, Join Halton Food for a weekly gardening Q&A where we’ll answer common gardening questions submitted by you!

Email questions to: grow@haltonfood.ca by Tuesday 4pm or join the webinar!

This webinar will be presented by Zoom.

For more details visit:https://www.facebook.com/pg/haltonenvironme

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