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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

Conservation Matters

Conservation Matters

Credit Valley Conservation’s role in protecting and managing the local environment is being threatened by proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act. Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities are important agencies that help protect… Continue Reading

Fish who call the Credit River home

Fish who call the Credit River home

The salmon migration may be one of the biggest attractions in the Credit River during fall, but what about all the other fish? Brook trout and brown trout spawn in fall too, but in smaller… Continue Reading

Spiders aren’t so spooky

Spiders aren’t so spooky

Spiders get a bad rap, but thanks to the web, we can easily learn why they’re such an important part of our local ecosystems. So, don’t let spiders bug you… embrace them! Here are 10… Continue Reading

Choose your Own Adventure at Island Lake’s Natural Playground

Choose your Own Adventure at Island Lake’s Natural Playground

Kids now have a new way to connect with nature at Island Lake Conservation Area. Last week we officially opened a new 1.17-acre natural playground. This latest addition to the park was built with a… Continue Reading

Butterfly Blitz 2020 and beyond!

Butterfly Blitz 2020 and beyond!

This summer we hosted our second annual Butterfly Blitz in the Credit River Watershed. From May 30 to September 19, citizen scientists helped create a watershed-wide inventory of butterflies by sharing their butterfly observations through… 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

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