Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

 

How to find us:

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, Ontario

M1B 5W8  Canada


Map to the centre

The Rouge Valley Conservation Centre
is located in Toronto, Ontario in the
Rouge Park, the largest urban park in
North America. Operated by the Rouge Valley Foundation, a registered charitable organization, the Centre focuses on environmental restoration, monitoring and research and offers interpretive walks and educational programs for the general public, school and community groups.

Click here to learn about the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, once known as the historic Pearse House.

ABOUT THE CENTRE

To donate to the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre click on the button below:

OUR PARTNERS

Upcoming Events
AND PROGRAMS


Eastern Hemlock: Ontario’s Forest Cathedrals Presentation and Hike

Date: Saturday May 6, 2017

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Donation of $5/person

Join Michael Henry, author of Ontario’s Old-Growth Forests, for a presentation and a walk in the woods to learn about the history, ecology, and future of eastern hemlock forests, and the problem of invasive forest pests. There will also be discussion about how we can remain hopeful in the face of disappearing tree species.

You MUST register for this event. Space is limited for this event.
To register, email info@rvcc.ca with your name, contact information, and number of people.



24th Annual Ride for the Rouge Fundraiser

Date: Saturday May 13, 2017

Registration opens at 9 a.m.

Event starts at 10 a.m.

For more information, click here.



Astronomy Night

Date: Saturday June 10, 2017

Time: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Cost: Free but a donation of $5 per person is suggested to cover costs

You MUST register for this event. Space is limited for this event.
To register, email info@rvcc.ca with your name, contact information, and number of people.



See Nature in a Different Light
Night Hike

Date: Saturday June 10, 2017

Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free but a donation of $5 per person is suggested to cover costs

You MUST register for this event. Space is limited for this event.
To register, email info@rvcc.ca with your name, contact information, and number of people.

CONTACT US

Mail:

Rouge Valley Foundation

Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, ON M1B 5W8

Email:

info@rvcc.ca

Telephone:

416-282-8265

Got a question or comment?
Click here

Visit the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre’s LivingRoom

Have a question about something you saw in the Rouge? Want to know what’s out and about in the Rouge. Take a closer look at nature in our new LivingRoom interpretive space at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre.


*Dates and times vary depending on availability of volunteers. If you are making a special trip out to visit us, please call in advance to check hours of operation 416-282-8265.

Interpretive Centre

Environmental Education Programs for School and Community Groups

From February 2017 to December 2017, ask about our $200 subsidy for school groups from priority areas generously provided by TD Friends of the Environment.

Take a look at our nature and green energy education programs for school and community groups. Click here to see a list of programs.

Help keep the love for the Rouge alive!
DONATE to our Environmental Education School Programs
or Environmental Summer Day Camp.


With your help, we can provide a student in need with the opportunity to attend one of our Environmental Education Programs or our Summer Day Camp. It costs only $10 per student to attend our school programs and only $250/wk for our summer day camp. Click here for details on how to donate.

Donations:

Donations can be made via the Canada Helps website

Twitter:

@Rouge_Valley_CC

Facebook:

RougeValleyConservationCentre

Subsidies for families from priority areas generously provided by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.

Kids! Join us for our Wildlife Explorers weekend nature programs as we explore the outdoors and learn about our wildlife friends while hiking, doing crafts and other hands-on activities. Click here for more details.


Registration is now open.
Summer Session starts on July 8, 2017.


Sunday Sessions will be available if there is enough interest. Please email us for information.

For more information, click here.

Subsidies for families from priority areas generously provided by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.

Eastern Hemlock: Ontario’s Forest Cathedrals Presentation and Hike

Date: Saturday May 6, 2017

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Donation of $5/person


Join Michael Henry, author of Ontario’s Old-Growth Forests, for a presentation and a walk in the woods to learn about the history, ecology, and future of eastern hemlock forests, and the problem of invasive forest pests. There will also be discussion about how we can remain hopeful in the face of disappearing tree species.


You MUST register for this event. Space is limited for this event.

To register, email info@rvcc.ca with your name, contact information, and number of people.

EVENT: Eastern Hemlock: Ontario’s Forest Cathedrals

EVENT: 24th Annual RIde for the Rouge

The Ride for the Rouge will proceed as planned on Saturday May 13 at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre.


For more information, to register or to give a pledge, click here.