photo finessing,
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and fantastic fish!
Fall foliage,

UPCOMING EVENTS

03 Oct 2022 @ 05:30

Fall Colours Walk and Wreath Making

Fall is here and the forest canopy is on display with bright reds, yellows, and oranges! Join us for a walk in the woods, observing the season’s change. Then head ...
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04 Oct 2022 @ 01:00

My Time at Riverwood Series: To Be Seen or Not to be Seen (Webinar)

Join Dave Taylor as he examines how wildlife near and far try to escape attention or draw attention to themselves. Often the latter means risking their lives for the good ...
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04 Oct 2022 @ 01:00

Nature Babies

Caregivers can bring their babies (up to 18 months old) to discover new ways to explore the local environment and foster long-lasting relationships with the natural world. Share your experiences, ...
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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.

Find your way around Riverwood
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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