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UPCOMING EVENTS

09 Feb 2023 @ 01:00

Bark and Buds: Winter Tree ID

There may be no leaves, but that won’t stop us! Bark, buds, and branches are all we need! Come enjoy a walk in the woods and learn how to identify ...
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11 Feb 2023 @ 08:30

Birding with the Expert at J.C. Saddington Park

Join renowned birder, Luc Fazio, for some winter bird watching along Lake Ontario. Meet some birders in the area and get outdoors with a group of likeminded individuals. Important Information ...
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13 Feb 2023 @ 09:00

Winter Birding

Join us to learn about the many resident birds that brave the cold Canadian winters, and how they have adapted to such conditions. All levels of birders are invited for ...
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GIVING BACK BY GOING GREEN

Volunteering with The Riverwood Conservancy comes in many forms – gardening, wildlife monitoring, education, forestry, marketing, event planning, committee participation – but they all feed into one purpose: to create a community that lives in harmony with nature.

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400

Total Number of Volunteers who supported The Riverwood Conservancy throughout 2021

510

Wildflowers planted by our volunteers throughout 2021

5200

Total Volunteer Hours Contributed to our nature-based initiatives throughout 2021

NATURE-BASED EDUCATION

A CLASSROOM 420 MILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING

Students from kindergarten to grade eight take part in research and conservation activities outdoors and inside our field station, with a focus on wildlife, plant life, and geological features.

DEVELOPING FUTURE ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS

Secondary students go outdoors to learn about local habitats, conduct field research, gain leadership skills, and form foundations for careers in science and environmental conservation.

GREENSPACE MEETS ACCESSIBILITY

A hands-on learning environment that's fully-accessible and innovatively designed for children, youth, and adults who live with physical, cognitive, and/or mental health challenges.

TRAILS & MAPS

Riverwood is one of the most ecologically diverse communities in the Credit Valley watershed, and home to a variety of wildlife and plant life. Explore woodlands, meadows, ravines, wetlands, and creeks with our network of trails.

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42

Species of resident and migratory birds you could spot at Riverwood

37

Acres of natural space to explore through a network of four trails

422

Different types of plant and animal species call Riverwood home

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