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UPCOMING EVENTS

04 Jul 2022 @ 09:00

Beginner Birding

Do you know what a bird is? Well, that is all you need to know for this birdwatching group! Come and learn the basics of birdwatching and how to begin ...
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05 Jul 2022 @ 08:30

Climate Change at Riverwood

Join Dave Taylor for a walk around Riverwood and an opportunity to ask questions and learn about Riverwood, the Conservancy, and issues of interest. The agenda will be set by ...
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05 Jul 2022 @ 10:00

Summer Blooms Garden Tour

It’s summer and our gardens are in full bloom! Join us as we explore some of our favourite plants at Riverwood. Some are small, others are large, all are beautiful, ...
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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.

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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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