TDSB Eureka Conference

On Friday, February 17, 2012, ACER attended the 6th annual Toronto District School Board “Eureka” conference held at Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute. The aim of the conference is to improve student achievement in science and to motivate students to continue studying science. At the conference, ACER had exhibitions showcasing the programs it offers. Through these […]

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 […]

Canadian Charities: Imagine Canada’s Sector Monitor

A survey conducted by Imagine Canada in 2011 has found that: Canadian Charities continue to experience difficulty carrying out their mission. Some charities consider themselves at risk. There are signs of stress within the charities. Revenues have remained the same, in comparison to previous years. There have not been significant changes in human resources. Leaders […]

Hands dirty for the Earth

Written by Steve Henschel, Published on October 14, 2011 by NiagaraThisWeek.com (Original Source) Welland students plant trees to monitor effects of climate change The playground at Princess Elizabeth Public School as some new leafy tenants thanks to a handful of passionate students, the Association for Canadian Educational Resources and Climate Action Niagara. The school’s Eco […]

Appleby College – Measuring Day

On Wednesday, September 28, 2011, ACER continued the monitoring of the Appleby College Planting for Change plot in Oakville. Taking more measurements and seeing to the maintenance of the plot. All the trees, which were planted in 2008, are healthy and thriving; the plot is maintained very well. Project Coordinator, Ana Maria Martinez and Project […]

Want to be a Citizen Scientist?

Willow Park to survey its trees this week Published by InsideHalton.com on July 26, 2010 (See original source) Want to know more about how to identify trees and monitor their growth? Willow Park Ecology Centre Stewardship Committee (WPECSC) has partnered with the Ministry of Natural Resources through their Stewardship Rangers program to survey the local […]