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CONNECT TO NATURE IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

Riverwood is an oasis of woodlands, meadows, ravines, and gardens that spans 150 acres alongside the Credit River in Mississauga. The Riverwood Conservancy is a volunteer- and member-based charity that protects and restores Riverwood, and connects people of all ages, abilities, and cultures to the wonders of nature through conservation, education, gardening, and volunteering. See all the ways you can experience Riverwood below.

UPCOMING EVENTS

22 May 2024 @ 08:30

Birding with the Expert

Join renowned birder Luc Fazio, for some spring birding at Riverwood. Meet some birders in the area and get outdoors with a group of like-minded individuals. Important Information Please bring ...
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23 May 2024 @ 06:00

Women’s Full Moon Ceremony

The Riverwood Conservancy is honoured to support The Indigenous Network, which will be holding a Women’s Full Moon Ceremony. All self-identified women and girls are welcome. Important Information Priority registration ...
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24 May 2024 @ 09:00

Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens Tour

Explore the botanical world of rhododendrons, azaleas, and other unique specimens in the stunning Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens, one of Mississauga’s best garden parks! These plants have been waiting all winter ...
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We’re honoured to be nominated for the Not-for-Profit of the Year Award as part of the Mississauga Board of Trade’s 2024 Business Awards of Excellence! The award recognizes a not-for-profit committed to the service of others in Mississauga and beyond. Award winners will be announced on May 9. Learn about our mission here.

TRAIL MAP & PARK RULES

Riverwood is one of the most ecologically diverse communities in the Credit Valley watershed, and home to a variety of wildlife and plant life. Use our trail network - and please follow park rules - to safely explore woodlands, meadows, wetlands, and creeks.

Find your way safely around Riverwood
42

Species of resident and migratory birds you could spot at Riverwood

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

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Different types of plant and animal species call Riverwood home

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.

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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980

Total number of volunteers who supported The Riverwood Conservancy throughout 2023

460

Trees planted by our volunteers throughout 2023

10600

Total volunteer hours contributed to our nature-based initiatives throughout 2023

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