Community Solutions in a Changing Climate: Coping with Change in our Backyard

ACER, Carolinian Canada Coalition (CCC), and Ontario Urban Forest Council (OUFC) organized the event Community Solutions in a Changing Climate: Coping with Change in our Backyard which took place at Humber College on May 23rd-24th, 2013. The event was a success and brought together ENGOs, citizen scientists including teachers and students, scientists including a Canadian […]

ACER in the Toronto Star and Mississauga News

Our President, Alice Casselman, was interviewed by Leslie Scrivener for an article that was published in the Toronto Star on January 26th, 2013. The article is called “Trees in winter bare their beauty”. Read online: http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2013/01/26/trees_in_winter_bare_their_beauty.html Alice also appeared in the Mississauga News’ article “Who cares about trees in winter?” which was published Jan. 27th, […]

Measuring Our Resources at Norman Bethune C.I.

On Nov. 13th, 2012, the grade 9 classes and members of the eco-club at Norman Bethune Collegiate Institute in Scarborough, ON measured a sample of mature trees at the side of their school. About 30 trees were flagged and measured and students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, how to measure the different parts of […]

OFA Annual Conference

  On Friday, February 10, 2012, ACER attended the 63rd annual Ontario Forestry Association Conference held at the Nottawasaga Inn located in Alliston, Ontario. The theme of the 2012 Conference was “Prescription for Nature: Healthy Forests for Healthy People” . Over 250 landowners, students, educators, and resource professionals from across Ontario attended the conference. ACER had […]