UPCOMING EVENTS

19 Feb 2020 @ 08:30

Bird Hike with Luc Fazio and Dan Salisbury

Join birders Luc Fazio and Dan Salisbury for a winter birding hike! Dress for the weather and bring your own binoculars, if possible. Meet at Saddington Park’s Southernmost Parking Lot. ...
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29 Feb 2020 @ 09:00

Birdhouse Building

Build a simple bird nesting box suitable for small songbirds like wrens. All materials will be supplied and a limited number of hammers and power screwdrivers will be available. Bring ...
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07 Mar 2020 @ 08:30

Bird Hike with Luc Fazio and Dan Salisbury

Join birders Luc Fazio and Dan Salisbury for a winter birding hike! Dress for the weather and bring your own binoculars, if possible. Meet at Saddington Park’s Southernmost Parking Lot. ...
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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
1250

Total Number of Volunteers who supported The Riverwood Conservancy throughout 2018

2280

Native trees, shrubs, and perennials - including pollinator plants - planted by our volunteers in 2018

23900

Total Volunteer Hours Contributed to our nature-based initiatives throughout 2018

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