The Hamlet of Belfountain hosts the 17th annual Salamander Festival on Saturday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The festival is co-sponsored by Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Belfountain Community Organization in partnership with the Belfountain Village Church, Belfountain Public School and the Town of Caledon.

Activities take place in the Hamlet and Belfountain Conservation Area.

At the conservation area there will be:

  • Birds of Prey from Mountsberg Raptor Centre from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Real, live salamanders
  • Fly-tying activities with the Izaak Walton Fly Fishing Club
  • Kids Eco Zone Activity Centre
  • Electrofishing demos
  • Discover river critters

At the Halmet of Belfountain there will be:

  • A farmers’ and artisans’ market
  • Silent auction and live entertainment
  • Exciting new ‘Local Food Court’ featuring:
    • BBQ beef, bison and lamb
    • delectables from local restaurateurs
    • squash soup, baked potato
    • a variety of baked goods
    • warm apple cider and hot organic coffee
  • Trash-free and earth-wise practices

Admission into Belfountain Conservation Area is free for walk-ins with a coupon from CVC’s booth in the Hamlet. Parking fees apply at the Belfountain Conservation Area. For more information, visit


Conservation Authorities are a provincial/municipal partnership. CVC was established by an act of the province in 1954 with a mandate to protect all natural resources other than minerals in the area drained by theCreditRiver. We have been working for almost 60 years with our partner municipalities and stakeholders to protect and enhance the natural environment of theCreditRiverwatershed for present and future generations. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.

Media Contact:
Baljit Sharma
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Credit Valley Conservation
905.670.1615 ext. 224
[email protected]

Information Contact:
Kari Sattler
Education Coordinator
Credit Valley Conservation
905.670.1615 ext. 429
[email protected]

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