Making your Garden the Talk of the Bug World

Making your Garden the Talk of the Bug World

By CVC’s Josh Brooks, Assistant, Environmental Outreach (Rural) We often put bird baths in our gardens to give birds a drink. But birds aren’t the only wildlife searching for a watering hole. Insects are often… Continue Reading

The Heat is on in our Local Streams

The Heat is on in our Local Streams

By CVC’s Adrienne Ockenden, Specialist, Watershed Monitoring We’re in the dog days of summer. For many of us, when the weather heats up, we escape to cooler places – an air-conditioned building or maybe to… Continue Reading

Schoolyard Transformation in Progress – Rain Garden Coming Soon

Schoolyard Transformation in Progress – Rain Garden Coming Soon

By Tooba Shakeel, Sustainable Neighbourhoods Coordinator We’re excited to announce a beautiful new rain garden will be constructed at Glendale Public School in City of Brampton’s Fletchers Creek SNAP neighbourhood. What is a rain garden?… Continue Reading

Caledon Landowner’s Vision Inspires Conservation Excellence

Caledon Landowner’s Vision Inspires Conservation Excellence

By CVC’s Calantha Elsby, Environmental Outreach Specialist David Clarkson strolls in waist-high grassland wildflowers growing on his Caledon farm. A Bobolink flashes by and perches on a wavering blade. He recalls how a bubbling stream… Continue Reading

Conservation Parks are for your whole family…even the dog

Conservation Parks are for your whole family…even the dog

By CVC’s Jamie Williams, Specialist, Marketing & Communications The dog days of summer are officially upon us. It’s the perfect time to stay active and enjoy the hot, sunny weather. Our parks are great places… Continue Reading

Stop and Smell the Roses

Stop and Smell the Roses

By CVC’s Meagan Ruffini, Marketing and Communications Associate You know the feeling: You’re working away and slowly losing focus. The afternoon crash is hitting hard and your creativity has hit a dead end. It’s time… Continue Reading

Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?

Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?

To get to the other side of course! You often see snapping turtles cross the road during their nesting season May to mid-July. Female snapping turtles are looking for just the right place to find… Continue Reading

A Fin-tastic Summer is Just Around the Corner

A Fin-tastic Summer is Just Around the Corner

As the end of the school year approaches, many parents are thinking about fun activities for their kids to try this summer. Finding a healthy balance of indoor and outdoor activities can be challenging. Summer… Continue Reading

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

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