Peering into Puddles

Ah, spring.  Snow melts, days get warmer, and you finally get to put away your winter boots and pull out….rain boots!  Spring is famous for rainy days, which might not be that fun if you’re… Continue Reading

Garden Escapees in the Credit River Watershed

Many gardeners have an appreciation and a passion for nature and wildlife. They also know the challenge of keeping weeds under control. Invasive plants are very much like weeds – they may in fact be… Continue Reading

Reduced urban flooding through “Green Streets”

On a walk through two unique streets in the Lakeview neighbourhood of Mississauga, visitors might notice meadow flowers and grasses blowing along the boulevards while at one end of the street, a large patch of… Continue Reading

How healthy is the Credit River watershed?

Whether you live, work or play in the Credit River watershed, or if you’re just curious about watershed health, you should be checking-out CVC’s Credit River Watershed Health Report at . The Watershed Health… Continue Reading

Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species: The Banded Mystery Snail

Last month CVC staff identified a new aquatic invasive species at Island Lake Conservation Area.  The species is known as the Banded Mystery Snail and this was the first recorded sighting in the watershed to… Continue Reading

Conservation Youth Corps Wins Green Champion Award

It was a big night for the Conservation Youth Corps. We were honoured with a Green Champion Award from Ecosource at last night’s awards ceremony. For those that don’t know, the Conservation Youth Corps (CYC)… Continue Reading

Shelling Out For The Environment

The Credit Valley Conservation Foundation (CVCF) is asking for your help once again in its latest bid for a $50,000 grant in the FuellingChange™ program, presented by Shell Canada. The newest project is in support… Continue Reading

IMAX Parking Lot Innovation

CVC started construction earlier this month on another low impact development project, this time at IMAX headquarters in Mississauga. The renovated parking lot at IMAX will incorporate many innovative stormwater management technologies to collect and… Continue Reading

CVC’s volunteers – Firmly rooted in their commitment

CVC wrapped up their Volunteer and Corporate Tree Planting events for the season on Oct 27, 2012 at the Upper Credit Conservation Area in Alton and Birchwood Park in Mississauga. 50 volunteer’s braved the weather… Continue Reading

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