Riparian Rangers – Valleywood Park

Thank you to the students at East York Collegiate for planting and monitoring trees and shrubs at Valleywood Park! Students also removed litter and pulled buckthorn from the site. The event was in partnership with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Congratulations to the students for becoming Riparian Rangers! Before Image 1 of 13

Another Riparian Rangers Mississauga Event!

On Wednesday, October 22nd ACER and 19 youth volunteers from St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School in Mississauga came together to restore another riparian zone. Over 300 native trees and shrubs were planted earlier this month which contributed to the City of Mississauga’s One Million Tree goal, and these volunteers stepped in to take […]

P4C Planting Day at Treeline Public School

The grade 8 classes at Treeline Public School in Brampton planted 16 trees and 45 shrubs as part of the Planting for Change (P4C) program. This outdoor laboratory provides students with a chance to measure annual growth of trees to study climate change impacts on ecosystems. Treeline Public School is ACER’s 36th school in Southern […]

P4C Tree Remeasuring at Humber Arboretum

Thank you to the Humberwood Youth Group from the Toronto Public Library for volunteering their time to remeasure the trees in the Planting for Change Plot and our 2nd Biodiversity Experimental Plot at Humber Arboretum (behind Humber College North campus). The 2nd Biodiversity Experimental Plot contains Sycamore and Yellow Birch trees provided by three different […]

Riparian Rangers Mississauga Event!

On Saturday, October 18th ACER partnered with the City of Mississauga and EcoSource to deliver a community event as part of the Riparian Rangers Mississauga program. Approximately 95 youth and adult volunteers from the Mississauga Chinese Alliance Church and the Peel Environmental Youth Alliance (PEYA) showed their support for restoring at-risk riparian areas. Thanks to […]

P4C Tree Remeasuring at St. Gerard Separate School

On October 17th, we remeasured the P4C trees with the students at St. Gerard Separate School in Mississauga. Some students planted the trees in 2013 and were able to measure the growth after one year. Thanks to all that participated in collecting this data – it will be posted online on St. Gerard Separate School’s […]