It’s a Bug’s Life…and a Bird’s Too

It’s a Bug’s Life…and a Bird’s Too

Birds who hunt insects while in flight are known as aerial insectivores. These birds are able to perform exceptional in-flight turns and adjust their flight speeds. Some of them can even spend hours continuously in… Continue Reading

You Can’t Separate the Watershed from the Water…And You Can Have Your Say About It

You Can’t Separate the Watershed from the Water…And You Can Have Your Say About It

By Deborah Martin-Downs, Chief Administrative Officer, Credit Valley Conservation I learned early in my career the importance of the relationship between the land and water. How different geology, soils and landforms influence the types of… Continue Reading

My CYC Experience

My CYC Experience

Guest blog by CYC’s Edrine Edrine is a grade 11 student and a dedicated volunteer. She has participated in CVC’s Conservation Youth Corps (CYC) and the Frontline programs. She is currently a co-op student with… Continue Reading

If Not Conservation Authorities – Then Who?

If Not Conservation Authorities – Then Who?

On World Water Day, we’re proud to share a story from Conservation Ontario written by our own Chief Administrative Officer, Deborah Martin-Downs. Read on to discover the important role of Ontario’s conservation authorities in delivering… Continue Reading

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Today’s the day we celebrate love and relationships. But did you know love is all around us in nature? This Valentine’s Day we’re marking a different kind of romance, one that lives in the Credit… Continue Reading

Learn to care for forests, wetlands and streams

Learn to care for forests, wetlands and streams

What sounds do you hear in thriving forests, wetlands and streams? There’s the sound of a blue jay calling an alarm when it spots a nearby predator. There’s the rattling call of a kingfisher as… Continue Reading

More Trees in the Ground

More Trees in the Ground

Forests are a vital part of the Earth’s life-support system. They clean air and make oxygen, moderate temperature, and reduce wind and soil erosion. They’re incredible places to hike and unwind. To get the most… Continue Reading


Thank you to our 2018 CVC Volunteers

Thank you to our 2018 CVC Volunteers

If you would like to get involved with our volunteers in 2019 check out our event calendar! Download a PDF here.      


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