Wildlife that fool you

Wildlife that fool you

Happy April Fools! While we may dedicate one day a year to putting sugar in the saltshaker or plastic wrap over the toilet seat, in nature, pranks happen every day. Many animals change their appearance… Continue Reading

Why do Water Levels Change at Rattray Marsh?

Why do Water Levels Change at Rattray Marsh?

Spring is here, which often means higher water levels across the Credit River Watershed. Rattray Marsh in south Mississauga is no exception. As a coastal wetland on Lake Ontario its water levels are influenced by… Continue Reading

Making Maple Memories… Online!

Making Maple Memories… Online!

March is maple month. In the past, we celebrated this liquid gold at Island Lake and Terra Cotta Conservation Areas with our annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival. This year, we’re celebrating the sweetest season online… Continue Reading

Woodpeckers March to their own Beat

Woodpeckers March to their own Beat

Spring is almost here. If you listen closely, you’ll hear songbirds announcing their presence with unique melodies. Woodpeckers also play in the spring symphony. Both male and females will drum into dead or hollow trees… Continue Reading

Youth Continue Environmental Leadership During the Pandemic

Youth Continue Environmental Leadership During the Pandemic

Each year hundreds of youth volunteer with us to learn about nature and take environmental action. Through our Frontline program, participants, called Frontliners, take part in workshops and stewardship activities to develop their leadership skills,… Continue Reading

How You’re Inspired by Nature

How You’re Inspired by Nature

Social media is a great tool for sharing outdoor adventures throughout the Credit River Watershed. On February 10, we officially reached 6,000 followers on Instagram! To celebrate this milestone and to say thank you, we… Continue Reading

Grow Your Invasive Species Knowledge

Grow Your Invasive Species Knowledge

We can’t see them now but lurking beneath the snow are invasive plants. Next week is Invasive Species Awareness Week. It’s the perfect time to learn more about these pesky plants so you can avoid… Continue Reading

Love in the Credit River Watershed

Love in the Credit River Watershed

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, which makes it the perfect time to celebrate love in the Credit River Watershed. According to the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), about five per cent of all mammal species… Continue Reading

Winter Tree Identification

Winter Tree Identification

It’s often a tree’s lush leaves or vibrant needles that catch our attention. But how often do we stop to admire a tree’s bark? It can be difficult to identify deciduous trees in the winter… Continue Reading

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