Why Wetlands?

Why Wetlands?

Did you know that many environmental scientists call wetlands Mother Nature’s most valuable assets? At CVC, we celebrate wetlands because they are critical for the environment. Over the past year, we delivered a special program… Continue Reading

Chloride Overdose

Chloride Overdose

Canadians are all too familiar with the perils of driving on icy roads. For decades, road salt has been used to keep our roads safe. It saves lives, prevents injuries, and keeps our cities moving…. Continue Reading

Nominations Open for Conservation Awards

Nominations Open for Conservation Awards

Our ‘Friends of the Credit’ Conservation Awards program recently had a makeover!  After more than 30 years of awards history, it was time to update our program to match CVC’s current vision. The Conservation Awards… Continue Reading

Get Hooked on Ice Fishing at Island Lake

Get Hooked on Ice Fishing at Island Lake

If you’re looking for a way to ‘reely’ impress your friends and family, come show off your skills at the annual Island Lake Ice Fishing Derby. Get hooked on the competition and join in some… Continue Reading

VIDEO UPDATE: Restoring Our Shoreline

VIDEO UPDATE: Restoring Our Shoreline

In loving memory of Jim Tovey (1949-2018) Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey, Peel’s Andrew Farr and CVC’s Kate Hayesn walk us through the current state of construction of the new conservation area at Lakeview. After one… Continue Reading

European Buckthorn: Junk Food for Wildlife

European Buckthorn: Junk Food for Wildlife

Like humans, Mother Nature has to deal with the consequences of junk food. The spread of invasive plant species in the Credit River Watershed creates big problems for plants and wildlife. When non-native plants like… Continue Reading

Embrace the Magic of Moonlight

Embrace the Magic of Moonlight

There’s something magical about a full moon, illuminating the earth, creating shapes and shadows twinkling on the snow. Mother Nature doesn’t sleep. She lights the night for new wonders to be discovered. Leave hibernation to… Continue Reading


Statement on the Passing of Councillor Jim Tovey

Statement on the Passing of Councillor Jim Tovey

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) expresses its deep condolences on the sudden passing of City of Mississauga and Region of Peel Councillor Jim Tovey. “In my 30 years of service, no other politician has in just… Continue Reading

A New Visitor to Our Watershed

A New Visitor to Our Watershed

Article by CVC’s Sarah Labrie. The Dickcissel is said to be one of the most abundant breeding birds found in North American prairie grasslands. Its sparrow-like appearance and tendency to reside in similar habitats often leads… Continue Reading


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