Should you be worried about killer caterpillars?

Should you be worried about killer caterpillars?

We recently received a number of questions about venomous caterpillars. This is probably because of recent reports and sightings of fuzzy tussock moth caterpillars. Let’s take a deeper look at these mysterious insects and try… Continue Reading

Celebrate autumn at CVC’s Fall Fest

Celebrate autumn at CVC’s Fall Fest

Get outside and be inspired by nature this beautiful fall season. Year after year, Terra Cotta Conservation Area offers park visitors the ultimate autumn experience and this year is no exception. Join us for our… Continue Reading

CVC inspires a local Green Leader

CVC inspires a local Green Leader

Guest article from Forest Ontario Forests Ontario’s newest Green Leader, Ed Barden, retired in 2001 but you’d never guess it while watching him tend to his woodlot. This Hillsburgh resident keeps himself busy by planting,… Continue Reading

Be Good to the Badlands

Be Good to the Badlands

The Cheltenham Badlands is a geological gem in southern Ontario, first formed at the base of an ancient sea over 400 million years ago. For the past three years, the Cheltenham Badlands has been closed… Continue Reading

Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area

Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area

On Friday August 24, our Board of Directors unanimously voted to recognize Jim Tovey’s central role in making CVC’s newest conservation area a reality. The 26-hectare waterfront conservation area being created in Mississauga’s Lakeview community,… Continue Reading

Branching Out into Mother Nature’s Classroom

Branching Out into Mother Nature’s Classroom

As we plan our Fall offering of our popular Branch Out program, we decided to reflect on the great time we had in spring. While nature was beginning to flourish, our staff were busy connecting… Continue Reading

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