Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga
The Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga (UCM) is a non-creedal community of religious liberals.
Located on former farmland a short distance from the lakeshore, UCM sits on well-draining sandy soil. A mix of mown grass, perennial gardens, mature trees and a large parking lot to the east covers the property.
- Invasive plant species
- On-going site maintenance
- Funding for projects
- Enhance existing berm with pollinator species
- Bioretention cell plantings
- Treed buffer and understory plantings in front
- Enhancing existing beds with native species
- Vegetated swale
Projects Undertaken to Date
- Site weeding and invasive garlic mustard solarization
- Berm enhancement and bioretention cell construction and planting with native trees, shrubs and herbs
- 24 trees, 95 shrubs, 613 herbaceous and fescue grass seed sown along edge of cell
- 44 participants
- Site weeding and mulching
- Infill planting of bioretention cell
- Spring: 177 herbs, 15 shrubs and 6 trees
- Fall: 63 herbs, 30 shrubs and 5 trees
- 8 participants
*UCM also holds maintenance events independent of CVC throughout the seasons.
Awards to Date
Friends of the Credit Conservation Award 2011