Stay-At-Home Order Update
Parking lots and trails are open. Our offices are closed. In-person programming and volunteering are suspended. Please visit only with the people you live with, continue to practice physical distancing while you're at Riverwood, and stay home if you are sick. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our community safe and healthy.

UPCOMING EVENTS

26 Apr 2021 @ 01:00

Webinar – Cooper’s Hawk: the Predator in your Backyard

The most common bird of prey in Mississauga – besides the ubiquitous turkey vulture – is the Cooper’s hawk, which has had a resurgence in the city. Join wildlife author ...
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27 Apr 2021 @ 07:00

Webinar – Climate Victory Gardens

Your yard can help us win the fight against climate change! Join Jeanne McRight from Blooming Boulevards as she provides an overview of rain gardens, pollinator gardens, food gardens, and ...
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28 Apr 2021 @ 08:00

Webinar – Remotely Guided Forest Bathing

Awaken your senses and immerse yourself in the calm and relaxation of forest bathing. More than ever, it is important that we connect with nature and the more-than-human world. Come ...
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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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Total Number of Volunteers who supported The Riverwood Conservancy throughout 2020

410

Wildflowers planted by our volunteers throughout 2020

4100

Total Volunteer Hours Contributed to our nature-based initiatives throughout 2020

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
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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

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