Volunteering: A Path to Positivity

These days, it’s hard to get anything for free. Despite the high cost of living, 12.7 million Canadians manage to donate one very valuable commodity – their time. National Volunteer Week runs from April 10 – 16… Continue Reading

My Life Changing Environmental Experience

I’m Derry. I’m a long-time volunteer with Credit Valley Conservation (CVC). It all started when I attended CVC’s Conservation Youth Corps in 2012, which ignited my passion for the environment. As a recent high school… Continue Reading

Thank you to our CVC Volunteers in 2015

CVC’s volunteers accomplished a lot in 2015. Without them we would not have been able to plant so many trees and shrubs, clean up our streams, monitor the fish in our rivers, educate the public or complete… Continue Reading

Caring Canadian in our Midst

Last week 28 volunteers were recognized in a ceremony held at Queen’s Park for the Caring Canadian Awards. These awards are given annually to recognize volunteers who have made a significant, sustained and unpaid contribution… Continue Reading

Rosemary Keenan: A Voice for Mother Nature

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”                          … Continue Reading

Planting the Seeds of an Environmental Career

Conservationists are born with dedication, passion and enthusiasm. At a young age, a seed of interest is planted and with a little patience, it can blossom into a life-long passion. Kaitlyn Barber is an excellent… Continue Reading

My Fabulous Week with Conservation Youth Corps

I’m Lauren Bannerman-Maxwell. I was lucky enough to spend the week of July 13 volunteering with CVC’s Conservation Youth Corps (CYC). It was an exciting, educational and rewarding experience. On our first day, our CYC… Continue Reading

A Young Conservationist with BIG Ideas

For Joshua Hanneson, the importance of conservation was planted in his mind at a young age. Whether it was going camping with his family, planting trees with his fellow Scouts or simply hiking outdoors –… Continue Reading

Conservation Awards Honour Leaders in the Community

Last month we celebrated the environmental achievements of community members at our annual Friends of the Credit Conservation Awards. The event recognizes the leadership and commitment of people who work to improve the environment. At… Continue Reading

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