Conservation Matters

Conservation Matters

Credit Valley Conservation’s role in protecting and managing the local environment is being threatened by proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act. Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities are important agencies that help protect… Continue Reading

The Credit Valley Trail Continues to Take Shape

The Credit Valley Trail Continues to Take Shape

A bold vision takes time to come to life. It doesn’t happen overnight or without a lot of support. Over the past few years, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) has been working hard with our partners… Continue Reading

Fish who call the Credit River home

Fish who call the Credit River home

The salmon migration may be one of the biggest attractions in the Credit River during fall, but what about all the other fish? Brook trout and brown trout spawn in fall too, but in smaller… Continue Reading

Spiders aren’t so spooky

Spiders aren’t so spooky

Spiders get a bad rap, but thanks to the web, we can easily learn why they’re such an important part of our local ecosystems. So, don’t let spiders bug you… embrace them! Here are 10… Continue Reading

Choose your Own Adventure at Island Lake’s Natural Playground

Choose your Own Adventure at Island Lake’s Natural Playground

Kids now have a new way to connect with nature at Island Lake Conservation Area. Last week we officially opened a new 1.17-acre natural playground. This latest addition to the park was built with a… Continue Reading

Butterfly Blitz 2020 and beyond!

Butterfly Blitz 2020 and beyond!

This summer we hosted our second annual Butterfly Blitz in the Credit River Watershed. From May 30 to September 19, citizen scientists helped create a watershed-wide inventory of butterflies by sharing their butterfly observations through… Continue Reading

Fabulous Fall Foliage

Fabulous Fall Foliage

Last week we officially welcomed fall. Summer’s lush greenery is turning to the reds, oranges and yellows we love to see. As days become shorter and temperatures begin to drop, leaves stop their food-making process… Continue Reading

Time to Celebrate our Forests

Time to Celebrate our Forests

Forests are a special part of the natural environment, home to countless plants and animals. They’re places where we can escape our busy lives and reconnect with nature. Can you imagine a world without forests?… Continue Reading

Keep migratory birds safe this fall

Keep migratory birds safe this fall

With fall around the corner, millions of birds will migrate through the Credit River Watershed to their wintering grounds in the southern US or the tropics. Our watershed is where the Atlantic and Mississippi migratory… Continue Reading

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