who need it most. Your gift will help bring nature to those See how we're going beyond Riverwood's borders

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

13 Jul 2024 @ 10:00

Yoga in Nature

Join us as we stretch, breathe, and connect with the beautiful nature at Riverwood. This gentle outdoor hatha yoga class is perfect for beginners. Modifications and variations are offered to ...
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15 Jul 2024 @ 09:00

Beginner Birding – Sponsored by Urban Nature Store

Thanks to the support of Urban Nature Store, you can join us for a free Beginner Birding program to learn the basics of birding and how to begin identifying them ...
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15 Jul 2024 @ 05:00

Forest Bathing

Join us for a mindful experience at Riverwood and deepen your relationship with nature. Forest bathing is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, which gives you the chance to ...
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We're honoured to have been named the Mississauga Board of Trade's 2024 Not-for-Profit of the Year! We couldn't have done it without the work and dedication of our staff, volunteers, donors, members, and supporters. 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.

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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.

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.

CONNECTING COMMUNITY WITH NATURE

Discovery programs are designed to provide adults, families, and organized groups with environmental understanding about Riverwood and other natural areas.

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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