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How Local Animals Survive in Winter

How Local Animals Survive in Winter

Winter’s back and it’s time to stock up on essentials like soup and firewood, and make sure your Netflix subscription is up-to-date. Everyone has a different strategy to survive the winter – and animals are… Continue Reading

Building a Strong Foundation Through Corporate Engagement

Building a Strong Foundation Through Corporate Engagement

2018 was another great year for community tree planting and environmental restoration. We’re thankful for the support from our amazing corporate partners. Together with Credit Valley Conservation Foundation (CVCF), we developed a more robust corporate… Continue Reading

Field Finds: Brewster’s Warbler

Field Finds: Brewster’s Warbler

We recently discovered a Brewster’s Warbler (pictured above) in one of our conservation areas, while doing a breeding bird survey. First discovered by William Brewster in 1874, it was initially thought to be a new… Continue Reading

Our Journey of 100 Kilometres Begins with a Single Step

Our Journey of 100 Kilometres Begins with a Single Step

Sixty years ago, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) first explored the concept of a continuous trail through the Credit River Valley. The trail would connect communities along the Credit River in a unique and meaningful way…. Continue Reading

7 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

7 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

With the dark days of November upon us and winter just around the corner, it’s time to prepare for the cold weather. Winter can be a challenging and stressful time for everyone, so it’s important… Continue Reading

Fascinating finds in the field

Fascinating finds in the field

Now that the cold weather is setting in, we decided to take a moment to reflect on our successful summer monitoring field season. Each year, we assess and monitor the health of forests, wetland and… Continue Reading

Fusion Landscaping: an Award-winning Idea

Fusion Landscaping: an Award-winning Idea

Planting a garden is often a spring activity but fall is just as good a time to get your hands dirty. Last week CVC joined students at Allan A. Martin Senior Public School in Mississauga… Continue Reading

Project Update: Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area

Project Update: Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area

Formerly known as Lakeview Waterfront Connection. 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 building… Continue Reading

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