Ponds add beauty to your property and attract wildlife. They can, however be a challenge to manage. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is hosting a Natural Pond Management workshop on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Watershed Learning Centre at Terra Cotta Conservation Area, located at 14452 Winston Churchill Blvd. in Halton Hills. The workshop is for rural landowners living within the Credit River watershed.

“This workshop is a great way for landowners to learn how to manage their ponds naturally,” said Mike Puddister, Deputy CAO and Director of Watershed Transformation at CVC. “The workshop will provide helpful tips on enhancing private ponds to benefit the local environment.”

Participants will learn how CVC’s Private Landowner Aquatic Planting Program can add more life and colour to their ponds. The program helps landowners select the right plants to use. It can even provide assistance in planting them. CVC’s aquatic specialists will lead a guided walk to the Wolf Lake By-pass project.

The workshop costs $15 per person, which includes the Natural Pond Management handbook. Refreshments will be provided.

Register by May 7 at http://goo.gl/GaIcvA or call 1-800-668-5557 ext. 436. Participants are asked to dress for the weather.

Conservation authorities are a provincial/municipal partnership. For 60 years, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) has worked with its partner municipalities and stakeholders to support a thriving environment that protects, connects and sustains us. CVC 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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Media Contact
Baljit Sharma
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Credit Valley Conservation
905-670-1615 ext. 224
[email protected]

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