What’s that Goo?

What’s that Goo?

By CVC’s Meagan Ruffini, Marketing and Communications Associate Have you ever come across a strange mass in a wetland or pond and wondered: “What on earth is this!?” We’re here to help you solve the… Continue Reading

Trumpeter Swans: A Treasure of the Credit

Trumpeter Swans: A Treasure of the Credit

By CVC’s Meagan Ruffini, Marketing and Communications Associate It’s a warm spring day and the sun is shining as you watch the Credit River flow peacefully downstream. Along comes a bank of swans gliding effortlessly… Continue Reading

Where in the Watershed are the Silver-Spotted Skippers?

Where in the Watershed are the Silver-Spotted Skippers?

Blog Post by CVC’s Laura Timms, Natural Heritage Management Ecologist I remember the first time I saw a Silver-spotted Skipper. I was in a meadow in the Rouge Valley and was blown away by how… Continue Reading

Building a forest from the ground up at Rattray Marsh

Building a forest from the ground up at Rattray Marsh

If you’ve taken a trip to Rattray Marsh Conservation Area lately you’ll immediately notice the poor state of the lowland forest on the property. This was caused by the now well-documented invasive insect, Emerald Ash… Continue Reading

It’s a Bug’s Life…and a Bird’s Too

It’s a Bug’s Life…and a Bird’s Too

Birds who hunt insects while in flight are known as aerial insectivores. These birds are able to perform exceptional in-flight turns and adjust their flight speeds. Some of them can even spend hours continuously in… Continue Reading

You Can’t Separate the Watershed from the Water…And You Can Have Your Say About It

You Can’t Separate the Watershed from the Water…And You Can Have Your Say About It

By Deborah Martin-Downs, Chief Administrative Officer, Credit Valley Conservation I learned early in my career the importance of the relationship between the land and water. How different geology, soils and landforms influence the types of… Continue Reading

My CYC Experience

My CYC Experience

Guest blog by CYC’s Edrine Edrine is a grade 11 student and a dedicated volunteer. She has participated in CVC’s Conservation Youth Corps (CYC) and the Frontline programs. She is currently a co-op student with… Continue Reading

If Not Conservation Authorities – Then Who?

If Not Conservation Authorities – Then Who?

On World Water Day, we’re proud to share a story from Conservation Ontario written by our own Chief Administrative Officer, Deborah Martin-Downs. Read on to discover the important role of Ontario’s conservation authorities in delivering… Continue Reading

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Today’s the day we celebrate love and relationships. But did you know love is all around us in nature? This Valentine’s Day we’re marking a different kind of romance, one that lives in the Credit… Continue Reading

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