COVID-19 Update
Parking lots and trails are open. Our offices are closed. In-person programming is 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

04 Mar 2021 @ 01:00

Webinar – Greening Our Community

We explore the field of green infrastructure and look at the fiscal and environmental benefits of community investment in green projects. This webinar is made possible through a grant from ...
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09 Mar 2021 @ 07:00

Nature Trivia Night

You think you know everything about nature? Well it’s time to put your skills to the test. Join us for a virtual trivia night on all things wildlife! The winning ...
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15 Mar 2021 @ 06:00

Webinar – Earthquakes and Volcanoes of New Zealand

New Zealand is a fascinating country in so many ways – but the geology of the islands is rocking and rolling! In this talk you’ll get an introduction to the ...
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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.

See all the ways you can volunteer
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Total Number of Volunteers who supported The Riverwood Conservancy throughout 2019

2280

Wildflowers planted by our corporate and community group volunteers throughout 2019

27700

Total Volunteer Hours Contributed to our nature-based initiatives throughout 2019

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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