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

Inspired to share our 2017 Annual Report

Inspired to share our 2017 Annual Report

We’ve proudly launched Credit Valley Conservation’s electronic 2017 Annual Report. Check out the link and browse on screen to read our stories, expand photos, follow links and explore some of our greatest accomplishments last year…. Continue Reading

Explore together this spring

Explore together this spring

The recent ice storm looks to be the last blast of winter weather and temperatures are finally starting to warm up. With winter in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start planning our spring adventures…. Continue Reading

Partnering to build bird habitat

Partnering to build bird habitat

Lake Ontario’s north shore is a hotspot for migrating birds. They arrive on our shoreline hungry and exhausted after their 40-kilometre flight across Lake Ontario during spring migration. Our growing communities in the greater Toronto… Continue Reading


Beautiful Spring Flowers

Beautiful Spring Flowers

It’s officially spring, but when will the cold winter weather leave for good? When you start seeing flowers blooming in your garden, it’s  a sure sign that spring weather is here. After a long cold… Continue Reading

Straws and our Great Lakes

Straws and our Great Lakes

Iced coffee, smoothies, juices and cocktails. I bet you’ve never thought twice about how many straws you actually use in one day. In North America, we throw away over 500 million plastic straws per day,… Continue Reading


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