Bending the Curve For Biodiversity

Bending the Curve For Biodiversity

Globally, scientists have been sounding the alarm on the loss of biodiversity. A recent global report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) found that between 1970 and 2016, populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have declined 68 per… Continue Reading

Streambank Erosion: Washing Away Misconceptions

Streambank Erosion: Washing Away Misconceptions

In Caledon, the Credit River flows through natural landscapes and broad valleys. If you look closely at the river in this area you’ll notice that the streambank is eroding – and in this case, it… Continue Reading

Let’s Celebrate! Two Years of Neighbourhood Action in Fletchers Creek SNAP

Let’s Celebrate! Two Years of Neighbourhood Action in Fletchers Creek SNAP

We’re wrapping up the second year of neighbourhood action in our first SNAP project – Fletchers Creek Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan (SNAP). The Fletchers Creek SNAP is an action-oriented plan. It advances watershed priorities, Brampton 2040… Continue Reading

The Amazing Life Cycle of the Red-spotted Newt

The Amazing Life Cycle of the Red-spotted Newt

As the year comes to an end, staff from our Integrated Watershed Monitoring Program (IWMP) have wrapped up their field season. Similarly, many animals are also winding down to prepare for winter. Red-spotted newts endure… Continue Reading

Alertable App Makes Getting CVC Flood Warnings Simple

Alertable App Makes Getting CVC Flood Warnings Simple

CVC’s role is to protect people and property from flooding. One of the ways we do this is by maintaining a flood forecasting and war​ning system. When flooding is possible or about to occur, we… Continue Reading

A Better Path to Health and Wellness

A Better Path to Health and Wellness

There is no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year. And while it has been difficult, it also brought us back to basics. It’s reminded us of the things in our lives that are… Continue Reading

Conservation Matters: Continue the Conversation

Conservation Matters: Continue the Conversation

Thank you to the 16,600 members of our community (and counting) that emailed their MPP to tell them that conservation matters. We’ve heard that many of you have received the same canned response from the… Continue Reading


It’s Official! Hungry Hollow SNAP Moves from Planning to Action

It’s Official! Hungry Hollow SNAP Moves from Planning to Action

It takes a community to protect urban green space. The Hungry Hollow Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan (SNAP) is an exciting collaborative project led by CVC and the Town of Halton Hills. SNAP has been officially… Continue Reading

The hidden high costs of road salt

The hidden high costs of road salt

Winter is inevitable. Environmentally harmful winter maintenance practices don’t have to be. De-icing salt plays an important role in winter safety. We use it on our roads, parking lots and walkways to prevent collisions, slips… Continue Reading


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