Planting a Forest for the Future

Planting a Forest for the Future

Have you ever wanted to grow your own forest? Landowners from Caledon, Helen and David Choat, are working with CVC to increase forest cover by planting 13,000 tree seedlings. For those planting trees, it’s easy… Continue Reading

Flooding, erosion and the power of water

Flooding, erosion and the power of water

Floods come in different varieties. This past Tuesday night in Toronto, heavy rains caused flash flooding across the city. Police even had to rescue two men trapped in an elevator. While Mississauga missed the worst… Continue Reading

Six pollinators that rarely make the bee-list

Six pollinators that rarely make the bee-list

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to take a closer look at what’s buzzing around your garden. But bees aren’t the only pollinators helping to keep green spaces healthy and lush. Here… Continue Reading

Record Catches at 10th Annual Island Lake Bass Derby

Record Catches at 10th Annual Island Lake Bass Derby

The 10th annual Island Lake Bass Derby that ran on July 14 and 15 was our most attended derby to date. In total 265 participants took part for a chance to win more than $6200 in prizes…. Continue Reading

‘Friends of the Credit’ Conservation Award Winners

‘Friends of the Credit’ Conservation Award Winners

On June 14 we connected with some of our dedicated partners and neighbours at our annual ‘Friends of the Credit’ Conservation Awards. We celebrated those who are inspired by nature to do important environmental work… Continue Reading

Join us for FREE on Conservation Parks Day

Join us for FREE on Conservation Parks Day

For most of us, summer is about spending time outdoors with family and friends. It’s a welcome break from our hectic schedules. Mother Nature can help us feel connected, healthy and happy. On June 9th… Continue Reading

New Waterfront Conservation Area Continues to Take Shape

New Waterfront Conservation Area Continues to Take Shape

Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project Update We’re making great progress towards creating our new 26-hectare conservation area on the Mississauga waterfront. Together with The Region of Peel and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority we’re well into… Continue Reading


Ghost Wetlands – Bringing back lost landscapes

Ghost Wetlands – Bringing back lost landscapes

Ghost towns are eerie places. Empty buildings and quiet streets remind us of busier times. The same is true for ghost wetlands. Where there were once sounds of spring peepers at dusk, cattails blowing in… Continue Reading

Five fast facts about painted turtles

Five fast facts about painted turtles

Spring has sprung in the Credit River Watershed and painted turtles are turtle-ly loving the recent warmth. Turtles and snakes are the first reptiles to be sighted after overwintering. Ontario is home to two painted… Continue Reading