Events

‘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

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

Very Hungry Birds

Very Hungry Birds

As all parents know, growing bodies are hungry. For adult birds, seeds and berries are great food sources, but the meal required by 96 per cent of baby birds are insects, spiders and caterpillars. The… Continue Reading

Tap into Spring with Maple Syrup Fest

Tap into Spring with Maple Syrup Fest

Maple syrup is a treat that has earned itself a sweet reputation in Canada. In fact, we produce about eighty per cent of the world’s maple syrup, with Quebec producing more than two-thirds of that…. Continue Reading

Get Hooked on Ice Fishing at Island Lake

Get Hooked on Ice Fishing at Island Lake

If you’re looking for a way to ‘reely’ impress your friends and family, come show off your skills at the annual Island Lake Ice Fishing Derby. Get hooked on the competition and join in some… Continue Reading

CVC: inspired by nature

CVC: inspired by nature

CVC does a lot. We operate conservation areas. We educate children and adults about nature. We monitor water quality and issue flood warnings. We work with volunteers and partners to plant forests, remove invasive species,… Continue Reading

Fall Colours and Much More at Terra Cotta’s Fall Festival

Fall Colours and Much More at Terra Cotta’s Fall Festival

October in Terra Cotta always delivers stunning fall colours, and this year’s Fall Festival at Terra Cotta Conservation Area gives you even more reason to visit this lovely village. The festival takes place on all… Continue Reading

Rainscaping

Rainscaping

With our very rainy spring and summer, and extreme weather events increasing in frequency, many residents wonder what they can do on their properties to better manage stormwater and reduce ponding. Rain gardens, rain-chains and… Continue Reading

Spring Gardening in Your Yard

Spring Gardening in Your Yard

Spring is the time to start new landscaping projects such as adding your child’s favourite colour of flower to your garden, choosing  a shade tree or finding a shrub that will bloom near your birthday…. Continue Reading