Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is hosting evening tours of local stewardship projects. The tours are guided by CVC specialists. Discover the benefits to land, air and water from exciting initiatives built by rural landowners in your community.
Each session runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Pre-registration is required to participate in the tours
Create Your Garden Oasis – Touring Fusion Landscapes in the Village of Alton
- Wed. July 8
- Alton Park, 35 Station Street, Alton
- This tour will demonstrate landscaping techniques that focus on capturing and reusing rainwater, including rain gardens, downspout disconnection and soak away pits
Meadow Makeover – Weeds Are Out, Wildflowers Are In
- Tues. July 14
- 15409 Clayhill Road, Halton Hills
- Tour meadow habitat being restored and learn how it will benefit grassland birds
Stream-Side Planting, Livestock Fencing and Harnessing the Power of the Sun
- Thurs. July 23
- 793159 Third Line East, Mono
- See for yourself how this landowner, in partnership with the Mono Headwaters Stream Committee and CVC, has restored a beautiful clear stream and protected water quality in the Credit River watershed
Go With The Flow – Restoring Stream Habitat for Fish
- Wed. July 29
- 12604 Sixth Line, Halton Hills
- Tour a stream restoration project that involved removing a small dam and an artificial pond. The result was a cooler, healthier stream habitat for fish
“The tours are a great way for landowners to learn about rural property management,” said Mike Puddister, Deputy CAO and Director of Watershed Transformation at CVC. “We partner with landowners and assist with tools and resources to enhance natural features on their properties.”
Programs, workshops and events are free thanks to funding from CVC’s regional and municipal partners.
Conservation authorities are a provincial/municipal partnership. For 60 years, Credit Valley Conservation has worked with its partners to support a thriving environment that protects, connects and sustains us. Credit Valley Conservation gratefully acknowledges financial support from our member municipalities for facilities, programs and services: the Regions of Peel and Halton; the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton; the Towns of Caledon, Erin, Halton Hills, Mono, Oakville and Orangeville; and the Townships of Amaranth and East Garafraxa. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.
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Credit Valley Conservation
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