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Rainscaping in Your Green Yard Webinar

Rainscaping in Your Green Yard
Free Webinar
Tuesday, October 6, 7-8:30 p.m.


Join CVC for a free webinar to learn how you can use colourful native plants to absorb and capture rainwater to protect your property and keep Fletchers Creek clean.

Discover how to create beautiful rain gardens, soakaways and rain chains that can brighten your community.

Local attendees will receive a FREE guide book to help them get started with their rain garden projects.

Register today: cvc.ca/snapevent

Coming Soon - Haggert Ave. Bioswale

The City of Brampton, in partnership with Credit Valley Conservation is taking an innovative approach to retrofitting Haggert Avenue - a local road in the Fletchers Creek SNAP neighbourhood and identified as a location for an early action project.

As water makes it way from roads to the nearest waterway, it picks up pollutants like oil, dirt and road salt. Green infrastructure and low impact development such as rain gardens and bioswale are sustainable landscaping technologies that manage rain and snowmelt to reduce the risks of flooding, improve the health of local rivers and streams and build local resilience in a changing climate.

Starting in September 2020, a section of Haggert Avenue will be transformed into a beautiful landscaped bioswale with native trees, grasses and flowering plants. The bioswale will slow down, soak up and filter rainwater. This project will help keep Fletchers Creek clean, protect fish habitat and support biodiversity. This project will help keep Fletchers Creek clean and protect fish such as the Redside Dace, an endangered fish species.

This is one of many sustainability initiatives taking place in your neighbourhood and across the city. Learn more at cvc.ca/snap and Brampton.ca/growgreen.

Community News and Events


CVC's Connect with Nature at Home
On-going

Whether you’re looking for activities for the kids, projects to enhance your property or ways to connect with nature at home, CVC has got you covered. Enjoy our nature-themed learning resources and hands-on activities to stay connected at home. Learn more.

Brampton Fire and Emergency Services Career Information Session for the Black Community (online)
Tuesday September 1, 2020 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Join the virtual career information session to learn about the diverse career opportunities available with Brampton Fire and Emergency Services. Learn more.

Ecosource's Garden Pest Identification and Management Workshop (online)
Tuesday September 1, 2020 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Learn how to manage common garden pests using sustainable and organic techniques. This workshop is perfect for new and beginner gardeners. Learn more.

LEAF's All About Trees - Tree Identification Webinar Series (online)
First Session on Tuesday September 1, 2020 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Discover over 35 species of trees native to the Greater Toronto Area through this four part webinar series!
Learn how to identify different tree species, their importance for urban wildlife, common urban stressors and how to care for the trees in your community. Learn more.

Brampton's Fitness In The Park - Free open air workouts
Every Saturday at Chris Gibson Recreation Centre from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

This drop-in program offers residents more options to engage in safe, open air fitness activities during the warmer months in areas where physical distancing is possible for large groups. Please arrive 15 minutes early to secure your spot, sign-in and warm up. Learn more. 

Downtown Brampton Farmer's Market 
Every Saturday until October 24, 2020

Brampton Farmer's Market continues to run every Saturday inviting you to enjoy local produce, prepared food and artisan crafts. The market runs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Learn more. 

City of Brampton's #SupportLocalBrampton Campaign
On-going

The impacts of COVID-19 have been deeply felt by all of us, including local businesses - the backbone of our community. Learn how you can make a difference.


Food Donations to Ste Louise Outreach Centre of Peel 
On-going

Located in the Fletchers Creek SNAP neigbourhood, Ste Louise Outreach Centre of Peel (32 Haggert Ave.) is seeking food donations during COVID-19. Learn more.
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