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

HEN September Newsletter

Catch up on some great past events and check out these great upcoming events in our latest Newsletter. Don’t miss it! September Newsletter

2040 Free Virtual Screening

Join the Regeneration and Discover local Climate Solutions with Local community Groups. RSVP on Eventbrite at the link 2040 Virtual Film Screening

Upcoming Events:

2020 September

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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gardens of Quebec
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by GardenOntario.

 

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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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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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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Halton Region: Public Information Centre on climate change
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Overview

Join us online or by phone for a Public Information Centre on climate change, and how land-use policies can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change. The meeting will begin with a presentation, which will be followed by a Question and Answer period.

A copy of the presentation will be po

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Daily: Yoga In The Park- Presented by Modo Yoga Milton
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7
Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Webinar – Designing Your Pollinator Garden
1:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Riverwood Conservancy Event.

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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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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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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Daily: Yoga In The Park- Presented by Modo Yoga Milton
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Climate Reality Project: Electric Vehicles and their Health Benefits Webinar
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Climate Reality Project Canada will be hosting a webinar on EV charging stations, featuring two physician Climate Reality Leaders, Dr. Joyce Lee and Dr. Jeremy Theal. We encourage you to attend and amplify the news! You can register here, bit.ly/CCH-Webinar20-13-RSVP.

Electric Vehicles and their Health Benefits
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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Fall Lawn and Garden Care
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Trail Called Home Tree Walk with Paul O’Hara
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Hosted by Hamilton Naturalists’ Club.

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Fall Lawn and Garden Care
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mindfulness Walks
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Fall Lawn and Garden Care
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services Committee
9:30 am
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oakville Horticultural Society September Virtual General Meeting
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Fall Lawn and Garden Care
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services Committee
9:30 am
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Webinar: Net Zero Homes: Toronto’s Future
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

An event by Clean Air Partnership and BetterHomesTO.

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Intro to Urban Gardening
6:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services Committee
9:30 am
24 Movement Yang Style Tai Chi Form
10:30 am
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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Watercolour Painting
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Burlington Sustainable Development Advisory Committee

City of Burlington Event.

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Speaker – Karen Sciuk, Hydrangeas
7:30 pm

An event hosted by Georgetown Horticultural Society.

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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement
10:30 am
Webinar: Affordable Seniors High Rise Retrofit to Passive House
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An event by Clean Air Partnership.

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Daily: Yoga In The Park- Presented by Modo Yoga Milton
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club Drive-In Movie Fundraiser
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Caring for Your Green Yard
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Workshop: Learn 10 Trees
9:00 am
Pruning and Maintenance of Shrubs and Trees
10:00 am
Workshop: Tricky Trees
1:30 pm
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
20
Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
21
Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Heritage Gardens of England
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Milton District Horticultural Society.

 

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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Intro to Urban Gardening
6:00 pm
Landscaping for Birds – A Hungry Hollow SNAP Event
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Short Course: Protecting my Health through Sustainable Living
10:00 am - 11:30 am

The focus of this course is on protecting one’s health through sustainable living. Participants will first consider the impact of climate change on their health and then the link between sustainable living and healthy living. Through an assessment of food choices, product choices, lifestyles, and living spaces, indi

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24 Movement Yang Style Tai Chi Form
10:30 am
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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Watercolour Painting
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar: Ontario Electricity Decisions and GHG Implications
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An event by Clean Air Partnership.

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Not Just a Birding Club
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Trivia Night
7:00 pm
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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement
10:30 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Daily: Yoga In The Park- Presented by Modo Yoga Milton
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fridays for Future: SEPTEMBER 25 – GLOBAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION
All Day

This fall, school strike movement Fridays For Future calls for a global climate action day. On September 25th, demonstrations and manifestations will take place all across the globe, all adjusted according to Covid-19 circumstances.

During the last few months, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced activists to find new ways

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Online Fall Bulb Sale
All Day

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Daily: Rock Climbing – Rattlesnake Point
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Daily: Vultures View Climbing Tower
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Webinar: Tiered Energy Codes – Best Practices for Code Compliance
12:00 pm

An event by Efficiency Canada.

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
26
Not Just a Birding Club
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
27
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
28
Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Fall Floral Arts: Come Learn About Design
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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100 Years of Gardening in Markham
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An event hosted by Oakville Horticultural Society.

 

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Beginner’s Yoga
10:30 am
Daily: Escarpment Walk Aerial Course
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Conservation Halton (Daily): Climb to new heights and hang out with us on our Escarpment Walk Aerial Course. The Escarpment Walk is an aerial ropes course that will challenge you to test your balance, coordination and courage as you traverse the climbing elements.

 

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
Intro to Urban Gardening
6:00 pm
30
Short Course: Protecting my Health through Sustainable Living
10:00 am - 11:30 am

The focus of this course is on protecting one’s health through sustainable living. Participants will first consider the impact of climate change on their health and then the link between sustainable living and healthy living. Through an assessment of food choices, product choices, lifestyles, and living spaces, indi

, ...
24 Movement Yang Style Tai Chi Form
10:30 am
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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Watercolour Painting
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Facebook Live – Meet Your Monarch (Butterfly)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Riverwood Conservancy Event.

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Rock at the Rock
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga at the Gardens
5:30 pm
2040 FREE Virtual Film Screening
7:00 pm
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