COVID-19 Update
Parking lots at Riverwood are open. Offices on the property are closed to the public, but the washrooms adjacent to the Visual Arts Mississauga office are open. Please continue to practice physical distancing if you visit Riverwood, and stay home if you are sick. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

UPCOMING EVENTS

28 Oct 2020 @ 12:00

Webinar – Greening Your Portfolio

Learn how to align your investments with your environmental values and prevent your money from supporting companies that exacerbate climate change. Gain a better understanding of how low-carbon investing can ...
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28 Oct 2020 @ 03:30

After Class @ Riverwood – Volunteering

After Class @ Riverwood gives secondary school students (Grades 9-12) the chance to connect with nature after their day in school, with events modelled off our LEADS (Leadership in Environmental ...
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28 Oct 2020 @ 07:00

Facebook Live – Creepy Crawlies and Nighttime Nature

Halloween is looking a little different this year; but that doesn’t stop the spooky creatures at Riverwood! Join our Community Program Coordinator, Stephanie Keeler, live on Facebook to explore the ...
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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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Total Number of Volunteers who supported The Riverwood Conservancy throughout 2019

2280

Wildflowers planted by our corporate and community group volunteers throughout 2019

27700

Total Volunteer Hours Contributed to our nature-based initiatives throughout 2019

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
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Species of resident and migratory birds you could spot at Riverwood

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Acres of natural space to explore through a network of four trails

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Different types of plant and animal species call Riverwood home

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