Project Crossroads Volunteers Needed

We need your help! ACER is hosting Project Crossroads, a series of tree planting events in Brampton made possible with funding from the Arbor Day Foundation.We’re looking for volunteers to join us in Bramalea. We’ve created and field tested COVID-19 planting protocols, which will allows us to beautify the community safely. Volunteers must register in […]

ACER Canada Collaborates with Bramalea SNAP Community Planting to Celebrate 1-Year Launch of Project Crossroads

“I am very big on birthdays,” says Alice Casselman, Founder and President of the Association for Canadian Educational Resources (ACER). The one-year celebration of the Project Crossroads urban reforestation initiative kicks off with the announcement of a trifecta of community tree plantings in Bramalea Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan (SNAP) urban revitalization areas, in Brampton’s E, F, and K […]

ACER: Ready for Back-to-School, with COVID Protocol and Distance Learning Programs

ACER is ready and waiting for back-to-school programs to kick in. In addition to pre-scheduled community tree planting activities and volunteer opportunities for monitoring and maintenance of established school yard tree sites, ACER offers resources on-line at www.acer-acre.ca for distance learning units in Ecology 101 and biology, as well as training videos on various aspects of tree planting. Mulching is […]

ACER Reopens in Stage 3 — Field Test of COVID-19 Planting Protocol

On August 6, within one week of Stage 3 reopening for Peel Region that lifted restrictions on group gatherings, nearly 50 reforestation experts, conservation staff and community volunteers gathered at Fleetwood Park in Mississauga, to field test a COVID protocol for community tree planting. “Pinch me!” said an exuberant Alice Casselman, Founder and President of […]

Spring Flowers Activities

Spring has sprung, and many flowers are in bloom! While we continue to practice physical distancing to protect ourselves and our neighbours in these strange times, take a digital stroll through the blossoms. Explore our Spring Flowers activities today, perfect for distance learning. Dandelion Suite Crab Apple Suite Forsythia Suite While you’re at it, check […]