Golly, Grasshoppers are Great!

Golly, Grasshoppers are Great!

Grasshoppers are small but mighty insects. One second you see them and with one giant leap they’re gone! Since grasshoppers are so quick, it can be hard to tell which species you spotted. There are… Continue Reading

New Fletchers Creek and Hungry Hollow Neighbourhood Guides

New Fletchers Creek and Hungry Hollow Neighbourhood Guides

Credit Valley Conservation is excited to announce the launch of our Neighbourhood Guides for the Fletchers Creek and Hungry Hollow Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plans (SNAPs)! Natural assets provide us with many life-sustaining benefits, called ecosystem… Continue Reading

Butterfly Blitz Results are Flying in!

Butterfly Blitz Results are Flying in!

Our annual Butterfly Blitz citizen science project is the perfect opportunity to learn more about butterflies, have fun in nature and collect important information that will help protect butterfly habitat the Credit River Watershed. Since… Continue Reading

Chilling with trees

Chilling with trees

We can all agree trees are cool. They have many talents, including playing an important role in cooling our cities and protecting us from extreme temperatures. We can think of them as nature’s air conditioners…. Continue Reading

LDD moth update

LDD moth update

Ontario has once again been hit hard by the invasive LDD moth (gypsy moth). They’ve been nearly impossible to ignore in most areas of southern Ontario as large numbers of invasive caterpillars have been seen… Continue Reading

Grasslands aren’t just grass!

Grasslands aren’t just grass!

The Credit River Watershed has several forests and wetlands but grasslands are another important ecosystem that are sometimes overlooked. Grasslands are open areas filled with grasses and wildflowers with the occasional shrub and tree. The grasses found in these ecosystems are different from the grasses you’ll find on a… Continue Reading

Pollinator Partnerships

Pollinator Partnerships

We’re celebrating Pollinator Week by profiling some of the vibrant native plant and pollinator partnerships in our watershed. Pollinators play an important role in sustaining our ecosystems and our food supply by transferring pollen to… Continue Reading


CYC is bringing youth back to nature

CYC is bringing youth back to nature

CVC’s Conservation Youth Corps (CYC) is gearing up for summer! As the province starts to move into its re-opening plan, we’re ready to safely host youth volunteers through our CYC program. This year’s program is… Continue Reading

What’s with all the algae this year?

What’s with all the algae this year?

Some small creeks in the Credit River Watershed looked a little green this spring. That’s because of algae! An overgrowth of algae, called an algae bloom can happen when we have a hot and dry… Continue Reading


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