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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

17 May 2021 @ 01:00

Webinar – Indigenous Plants

Alan Colley, owner and creator of Toronto Aboriginal Eco Tours, will join Indigenous elder Vivian Recollet and Oshkawebis (Helper) Tabitha Shurgold as we explore some of Riverwood’s native plants. Alan ...
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18 May 2021 @ 06:00

Webinar – Nature Connections: Diverse Communities and their Relationship to Nature

The global climate change crisis impacts people and communities right across Canada and the world. As such, if we want to address climate change effectively, we need to look deeply ...
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24 May 2021 @ 01:00

Webinar – Of Wolves

Wolves have gone from being “the big bad wolf” to “the good wolf” in the last few decades. It’s time for a reality check. About the Presenter Dave Taylor is ...
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Explore the beauty of our volunteer-maintained gardens. See what's blooming at Riverwood

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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720

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
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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