Trees filter air, wetlands hold water during heavy rains, forests hold carbon and bees pollinate crops. Nature provides us with many services that we depend on to grow food, access clean drinking water and protect our lives and properties from flooding.
Read how CVC and the Pembina Institute estimate the value of natural capital in the Credit River watershed: Natural Credit Factsheet
Over the years, the Kerbel family watched their pond slowly build up with silt, reducing water levels and filling with plants. Through discussions with CVC staff, they learned that the pond wasn’t really as natural as they thought and began a restoration project.