Below is a selection of resources to help you manage your land, water and wildlife. We’re always adding to this list, so make sure to check back often. If you’d like to suggest that we add something, email us at and let us know.


CVC’s Countryside Stewardship program has an extensive Landowner Resource Centre located on CVC’s main website. There you will find resources on invasive species, managing your wetlands, streams, ponds and forests and much more.


Agriculture & Local Food

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Greenbelt Fresh

Ontario Farmland Trust

Farmers’ Markets Ontario

Farm Smart

Farm Start

Farm Link

Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association

Equine Guelph



Trees Ontario

Ontario Woodlot Association

Tree Benefits Calculator


Funding Programs

Peel Rural Water Quality Program

Wellington Rural Water Quality Programs


Invasive Species

Ontario Invasive Plant Council

Invasive species reporting and mapping

Best Management Practices (BMPs) for controlling invasive plants


Land Use Planning

Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation

Niagara Escarpment Commission

Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation

Source Water Protection

Credit Valley Conservation – Planning & Permits webpage




Bumble Bee Watch

Pollination in the Agricultural Landscape – BMPs for Crop Pollination


Septic Systems

Septic Smart

Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre

Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association


Watershed Science

Credit River Watershed and Region of Peel Natural Areas Inventory



Find a Well Record

Well Aware

Halton Residential Well Decommissioning Grant

Peel Private Well Abandonment Program



Wildlife Preservation Canada

Turtle Tally

Frog Watch Ontario