Help Connect the Credit Valley Trail

Connecting people to nature, cultural experiences and Indigenous heritage

Help Connect the Credit Valley Trail
A 100km pathway through the Credit River Valley, connecting people to nature, cultural experiences and Indigenous heritage

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We raise funds for critical Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) initiatives that keep us all healthy, happy and connected, including environmental restoration projects, parks, trails and nature-based education for kids.

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Signature Events & Fundraisers

Credit River Earth Week Challenge

Corporate Employee Engagement Events

Be a corporate conservation champion and engage your colleagues in support a thriving local  environment.

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2023 Conservation Auction

From April 24-28, you can bid on amazing items, just in time for Mother's Day, all in support of critical environmental projects. 

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Conservation Gala

Conservation Gala

A memorable evening of fun, food, friendship and philanthropy in support of critical conservation initiatives.

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Support Conservation Projects in Your Watershed

Enhancing Island Lake Conservation Area

Enhancing Island Lake

329 hectares of lake, wetland, forest and meadows nestled in the headwaters of the Credit River and an cherished hub for outdoor recreation.

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Restoring Rattray Marsh Conservation Area

Restoring Rattray Marsh

A critical protected wetland, home to a significant number of wildlife species and an important recreational and educational landmark. 

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Protecting Natural Land

Protecting Natural Land

Securing new conservation lands to protect their benefit to the environment for generations and connect more people with nature.

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Mar 17, 2023

Help Bring the First Indigenous Gathering Space to Life on the Credit Valley Trail!

Indigenous Peoples in Canada have a rich and diverse cultural heritage that has been suppressed for far too long. It is time for us to take a different path. Right now, at the Credit Valley Trail’s northern trailhead in Orangeville, Credit Valley Conservation is proud to be constructing our first Indigenous placemaking site, the Crane Gathering Space, at Island Lake Conservation Area.

Feb 13, 2023

Credit Valley Conservation and The UPS Foundation join forces to support more sustainable communities

The Credit Valley Conservation Foundation (CVCF) announced today a renewed two-year partnership with The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the global logistics leader, in support of Credit Valley Conservation’s (CVC) Community Outreach tree planting and youth engagement programs. The UPS Foundation committed more than $100,000 to help sustain and enhance local green spaces in the Credit River Watershed.

Nov 28, 2022

Connecting with our Past is Essential to our Future

The entire watershed is situated on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. The watershed is also the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and Haudenosaunee and home to many First Nations, Inuit and Métis People. In support of Indigenous Peoples, Credit Valley Conservation is committed to empowering Indigenous leadership in conservation through the development of dedicated space along the Credit Valley Trail (CVT) to honour Indigenous knowledge, history and present-day culture.

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