A list of Environment and Garden Groups in Mississauga
Credit Valley Conservation Lake Aquitaine
John Clayton 905-670-1615 ext. 434. This organization is involved in enhancing environmental features of Lake Aquitaine, the Credit River Water Shed and naturalization shoreline clean-up and creating fish habitats. They are always looking for volunteers. The web site is www.creditvalleycons.com/recandleisure/fishing.htm
ECO Source Mississauga
Tel: 905-274-6222 ECO Source provides public information and education on environmental and 3R's issues. Call for details or to join our Volunteer Outreach Team. The web site is www.ecosource.ca
Rattray Marsh Protection Association
Jean Williams, 905-823-1572 This group promotes the appreciation and protection of Rattray Marsh.
South Peel Naturalists Club
Don Morrison, President 905-338-3520 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer monthly indoor meetings and field trips. The club promotes study and preservation of natural heritage. The web site is www.spnc.ca/
Cloverleaf Garden Club
Kim Katanik-Kuris, President 416-433-5009. This club meets the third Wednesday of every month except July, August and December at the Mississauga Seniors Centre off Cawthra Road at 7:30 p.m. and is involved in flower shows, flower-arranging courses and an annual Garden Tour. They have a speaker each month. The web site is www.gardenontario.org/site.php/clover.
Credit Valley Horticultural Society
Monthly meetings and special events are held at South Common Community Centre. Events include tours, workshops, courses, shows and an annual public flower show in September at Erin Mills Town Centre. The web site is www.creditvalleyhort.ca.
The Riverwood Conservancy
905-279-5878. The Riverwood Conservancy promotes the development of the major public garden park at Riverwood and provides education about horticulture and ecology in Mississauga. The web site is www.mississaugagardencouncil.org or www.riverwoodconservancy.org.
Mississauga Master Gardeners in Training
Phyllis Hall, Co-Ordinator at 905-791-2302 or Hotline, 905-279-0333. This group provides home gardening advice and promotes horticulture. They provide public education for community groups and events. The Web site is mastergardenersofontario.com
Streetsville Horticultural Society
The Streetsville Horticultural Society meets on the second Tuesday of the month September through June at Streetsville United Church, 274 Queen South at Barry Ave, Streetsville L5M 1L8, Doors open at 7pm, meetings start at 7.30pm.
We have ten meetings per year with knowledgeable speakers; topics include gardening techniques, what to do, how to do it, when to do it, information on new plants and trends. Other activities include hands on workshops, flower shows, photo contests, and an annual plant sale. For further information contact us at email@example.com or visit our website www.streetsvillehort.ca. Single memberships $20, Family memberships $30.