The Sweetest Month of the Year

The Sweetest Month of the Year

As March approaches, many of us begin thinking more and more about our country’s favourite food. It’s sticky, sweet, and delicious. That’s right, we’re talking about maple syrup. It’s a staple in many Canadian kitchens,… Continue Reading

Changing Forests in a Changing Climate

Changing Forests in a Changing Climate

Our winters are getting warmer. Maybe you’ve been enjoying the milder weather or perhaps you’re pining for the colder days of winters past. If you find yourself in the latter camp, you’re not alone. Our… Continue Reading

Romance in the Wild

Romance in the Wild

Let’s face it – dating is complicated! Human courtship rituals often seem strange and confusing, and this also applies to wildlife. Next time you’re wondering if you should wait three days to call, or if… Continue Reading

Frosty Fun at Our Parks

Frosty Fun at Our Parks

When the cold weather hits, it can be hard to convince yourself to go outside. While staying indoors sometimes seems like the better option, winter has a lot to offer us in terms of outdoor… Continue Reading

Monitoring Moves Indoors for the Winter

Monitoring Moves Indoors for the Winter

Staff who work on our Integrated Watershed Monitoring Program (IWMP) are often asked: What do you do in the winter? Through our Integrated Watershed Monitoring Program (IWMP), we study the living and non-living features in… Continue Reading

Snow Tales

Snow Tales

During the winter months it’s easy to spot the signs of animals big and small. Once there’s snow on the ground, it’s fun to play winter wildlife detective and examine tracks and the stories they… Continue Reading

Green Infrastructure is Making an Impact in the Region of Peel

Green Infrastructure is Making an Impact in the Region of Peel

You might have heard of green infrastructure, but what does it mean? We often think of infrastructure as roads, sewers and power lines. But, we can also build green infrastructure like rain gardens, green roofs… Continue Reading


Thank you to our 2019 Volunteers

Thank you to our 2019 Volunteers

If you would like to get involved with our volunteers in 2020 check out our event calendar! Download a PDF here.      

Special Finds from the Field

Special Finds from the Field

By CVC’s Adrienne Ockenden, Specialist, Watershed Monitoring This year we’re celebrating 20 years of ecological monitoring in the Credit River Watershed. Since 1999, we’ve tracked conditions and trends in groundwater, stream, forest and wetland ecosystems… Continue Reading


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