Clearing Invasive Species from Ray Lawson Valley

It’s not often that you get the chance to grow a community forest from scratch, one sapling at a time. But that is exactly what happened on June 1, in Brampton’s Ray Lawson Valley. Imagine… Continue Reading

Searching for Salamanders

Article by CVC’s Adam Wilford – I recently took a group of high school volunteers on a tour of a salamander monitoring site at Riverwood Conservancy in Mississauga. The students are part of the Conservation… Continue Reading

Photography Tips & Tricks from CVC

Our staff photographer would like to share a few beginner’s tips with you before you head out this season to take great photos of your friends, families and wildlife in our conservation areas. Take advantage… Continue Reading

Septic Inspection Time

Spring is finally here and while you’re sprucing up your lawn this year, take a moment to also consider sprucing up what lies beneath your lawn – your trusty septic system.  Have you had it… Continue Reading

Ponds Need Their Greens

Rural landowners with ponds on their properties love their ponds and spend a lot of time grooming them; mowing the grass around the pond’s edge and clearing debris and unsightly plant material from the water. … Continue Reading

Planting a Community — Urban Reforestation

Article by Kiruthiha Kulendiren, Senior Science & Policy Advisor (Ontario & Northern Canada), David Suzuki Foundation. In 2012, with the support of RONA and in collaboration with Friends of the Rouge Watershed, the David Suzuki… Continue Reading

Spring Home Shows and Earth Day Fairs

Spring is nearly here and that means CVC’s Countryside Stewardship team is heading out into the rural watershed to participate in several upcoming Home and Garden Shows. Have you ever wondered how CVC could help… Continue Reading

CVC Watershed Report Card

CVC, in conjunction with Conservation Ontario, has launched the Credit River Watershed Report Card 2013 to provide a CHECK UP on the health of the watershed. The purpose of this report card is to report… Continue Reading

CVC’s Conservation Area Photography

We’ve taken plenty of photos of our conservation areas, our staff hard at work and events such as volunteer work days and workshops. We post our favourite photos on flickr for everyone to see. If you’ve taken… Continue Reading

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