Outdoor and virtual
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UPCOMING EVENTS

25 Jan 2022 @ 01:00

Webinar – Flight and Flying

Birds do it. Bees do it. So do some reptiles, a few mammals and even a fish. Dave Taylor explores how flight works and how our knowledge of feathers is ...
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26 Jan 2022 @ 08:00

Webinar – Remotely Guided Forest Bathing

To coincide with Bell Lets Talk Day on January 26, 2022, we invite you to awaken your senses and immerse yourself in the calm and relaxation of forest bathing. More ...
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28 Jan 2022 @ 01:00

Wildlife Tracking Walk

Winter offers ideal conditions for tracking wildlife, and understanding their movements. Join us as we explore footprints left in the snow, the remnants of animal chews, and the hints of ...
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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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