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conservation areas

Thank you to our CVC Volunteers in 2015

CVC’s volunteers accomplished a lot in 2015. Without them we would not have been able to plant so many trees and shrubs, clean up our streams, monitor the fish in our rivers, educate the public or complete… Continue Reading

Ho-Ho-Hold onto Your Christmas Trees

Decorations go back into hiding and Christmas trees get hauled to the curb after the holiday season. Saying farewell to the holidays is a little easier knowing that your Christmas tree can actually help restore… Continue Reading

An Angry Day for Mother Nature Brings Positive Change for Conservation

By CVC’s Kimberley Holt-Behrend Sixty years ago this month, Hurricane Hazel left her mark as one of the fiercest and most costly hurricanes in history. In the weeks leading up to it, southern Ontario had… Continue Reading

It’s a Zombie Apocalypse at ‘Terror’ Cotta.

Just when you thought it was safe to take a stroll in the woods… zombies! Get ready for four nights of frightening fun for kids 12 and under at our annual Haunted Forest at ‘Terror’… Continue Reading

Water: Our Most Precious Resource

Water is the essence of life – a vital resource that sustains our communities. Lake Ontario provides our drinking water and plays a key role in our way of life. It’s a resource we should… 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

Lands Monitoring Program Captures More Than Numbers with Automated Trail Counters

CVC conservation area trails are popular routes for weekend hikes, seasonal birding excursions and even daily commutes. In 2007, 53 per cent of Ontario adults reported using a trail in the past 12 months (The… Continue Reading