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UPCOMING EVENTS

11 Aug 2022 @ 07:30

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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12 Aug 2022 @ 06:00

森林浴@Riverwood (Forest Bathing at Riverwood in Chinese)

通過 一系列的森林邀請帶領大家一起放輕鬆,放滿腳步,放下日常瑣碎事。透過響導引領您打開感官去感受身邊的花草樹木人事物。容許自己在繁複的日常小休一下,送自己一份禮物— 屬於您的時間,樂在當下。在活動中,你亦會認識到更多關於大自然對人及身心靈健康的重要性。 我们的约会风雨不改,除非有暴风雪警告。请穿适合户外活动的衣物,尤其是下雨天或潮湿的天气,请穿着防水衣物。记得携带饮用水或热茶,防嗮/雨用品。森林浴是一个非常缓慢的旅程,我们会走走停停,所以身体可能会觉得稍凉,可能的话请带多一件外套。 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, ...
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17 Aug 2022 @ 01:00

Veggie Gardening Workshop: Indoors, Balconies, and Backyards

We’ve teamed up with our friends from Just Vertical to present a workshop for those interested in learning about vegetable gardening! Whether you have a big backyard garden plot, to ...
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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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400

Total Number of Volunteers who supported The Riverwood Conservancy throughout 2021

510

Wildflowers planted by our volunteers throughout 2021

5200

Total Volunteer Hours Contributed to our nature-based initiatives throughout 2021

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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