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UPCOMING EVENTS

22 Sep 2021 @ 10:00

Fall Colours Walk

Walk with us through the tall, old-growth trees as Riverwood as they turn orange, red, yellow, and brown. Learn about the process of leaves changing colours, and how to identify ...
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22 Sep 2021 @ 06:30

Fall Equinox Bike Hike

Join us on a bike hike along the Culham Trail to celebrate the fall equinox. We’ll be riding from Riverwood up the Culham Trail to Streetsville and back again. Along ...
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24 Sep 2021 @ 09:00

Forest Bathing at Riverwood

Rest and rejuvenate through mindful and sensory awareness at Riverwood and deepen your relationship with nature. Forest bathing is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, which gives you the ...
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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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