Time to Celebrate our Forests

Time to Celebrate our Forests

Forests are a special part of the natural environment, home to countless plants and animals. They’re places where we can escape our busy lives and reconnect with nature. Can you imagine a world without forests?… Continue Reading

Keep migratory birds safe this fall

Keep migratory birds safe this fall

With fall around the corner, millions of birds will migrate through the Credit River Watershed to their wintering grounds in the southern US or the tropics. Our watershed is where the Atlantic and Mississippi migratory… Continue Reading

When it comes to fall yard clean up, doing less is best

When it comes to fall yard clean up, doing less is best

As you prepare for your fall yard cleanup chores, we’ve got one simple and sustainable trick to keep your yard and garden maintenance to a minimum this fall – simply to do less. Keeping your… Continue Reading

New Reservation System coming to our Parks this Fall

New Reservation System coming to our Parks this Fall

As the season changes from Summer to Fall, we’re making big changes at some of our parks. We’re reopening Belfountain Conservation Area on September 1 and the Cheltenham Badlands the following week, but it won’t… Continue Reading

Salmon Migration is Something to See

Salmon Migration is Something to See

The salmon migration, or run, up the Credit River is a sign that summer is ending and autumn is around the corner. The determination of these fish is quite a sight. Every fall Chinook, coho… Continue Reading

Living in Harmony with Coyotes

Living in Harmony with Coyotes

Urban areas in the Credit River Watershed have pockets of nature that many animals call home. Our cities are full of wildlife. From small songbirds to large white-tailed deer and even coyotes. While we may… Continue Reading

Aquatic Plants: Beautiful and Useful!

Aquatic Plants: Beautiful and Useful!

Next time you’re walking along the edge of a river, lake or wetland, take a closer look at the plants growing at the edges. Aquatic plants are often undervalued and overlooked. They play important roles… Continue Reading


How to be a superhero in the fight against Phragmites

How to be a superhero in the fight against Phragmites

There’s a villain in our watershed. It lurks in our wetlands, along roadsides and beach shorelines. And you have the power to stop it. Phragmites (Phragmites australis) might not look like much. But its Instagrammable… Continue Reading

Butterfly Blitz – Early Findings

Butterfly Blitz – Early Findings

Citizen scientists have been busy this summer! Over the past three months, 144 shared their photos of butterflies. Their observations are adding to an inventory of butterflies in the Credit River Watershed. Now that we’re… Continue Reading


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