Fantastic Finds From the Field

Fantastic Finds From the Field

Summer is in full swing and CVC staff are out connecting with nature, practicing safe physical distancing and capturing some fantastic finds throughout the Credit River Watershed as part of their environmental monitoring work. Here… Continue Reading

CVC’s Climate Change Strategy

CVC’s Climate Change Strategy

We’ve all felt the effects of climate change and CVC’s environmental monitoring data is telling the same story. In our region, extreme heat days are on the rise. Warmer winters have allowed pests to survive,… Continue Reading

Fireflies: Jewels of the night

Fireflies: Jewels of the night

Spotting a firefly on a warm summer night is a magical sight. While they’re only the size of a paperclip, their small flashing bodies quickly catch your eye – a reason why they’re also called… Continue Reading

Moth Madness: Managing Gypsy Moth Caterpillars

Moth Madness: Managing Gypsy Moth Caterpillars

We received a lot of great questions about Gypsy Moth caterpillars, which seemed to be everywhere in late spring. Gypsy Moths are an introduced species that go through three- to four-year population booms, and we… Continue Reading

Celebrate Pollinator Week

Celebrate Pollinator Week

What do a rural homeowner in Erin, a Jewish congregation in Mississauga and a brewery in Caledon have in common? It may not seem obvious, but if you visited their properties, you’d quickly discover the… Continue Reading

Private Landowners Partner for Stormwater Solutions

Private Landowners Partner for Stormwater Solutions

When rain falls it needs somewhere to go. On hard surfaces such as roads, parking lots and roofs, it’s not able to soak into the ground. Instead, rainwater becomes stormwater runoff. It is collected by… Continue Reading

We’re Suckers for Citizen Science

We’re Suckers for Citizen Science

Ever wondered what’s going on along the shoreline and under the waves? Last summer, our staff filmed an episode for a new show on TVOkids called FishHeads. The series encourages youth to become citizen scientists… Continue Reading

Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area Takes Shape

Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area Takes Shape

With strict health and safety protocols in place, our restoration crew is continuing to construct a beautiful 64-acre conservation area on the Lake Ontario shoreline. This spring, we’ve planted over 4,700 trees and shrubs and… Continue Reading

An Impossumible Feast

An Impossumible Feast

Recently, my son and I had an uncanny wildlife encounter in our backyard. We watched as something furry and grey waddled through the small strip of greenspace behind our home. With its long snout and… Continue Reading

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