Category: P4C

Humber Arboretum P4C Remeasuring Day

On Sat. Nov. 24th, 2012 the YAG group of students remeasured the 15 trees on Humber Arboretum’s P4C site. The students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and how to measure the different parts of a tree. Humber Arboretum is located at Humber College’s North Campus in Toronto, ON and

Smithville Christian High School Planting Day Fall 2012

On Nov. 8th, 2012, Mr. Wonder’s class planted 15 trees and 45 shrubs for their P4C schoolyard site at Smithville Christian High School in Smithville, ON. The students’ hard work was celebrated with a wonderful tree cake and a visit from the mayor of Smithville. [scrollGallery id=36]

Assumption Catholic E. S. Planting Day Fall 2012

The students at Assumption Catholic Elementary School had their Planting Day on Nov. 7th, 2012. This is ACER’s 19th P4C site and is located in St. Catharines, ON. Students learnt about climate change and how to plant, measure, and mulch trees. [scrollGallery id=37]

Christ the King Secondary School P4C Remeasuring Day

On Nov. 6th, 2012, Mrs. Harris’s co-op class remeasured the trees at Christ the King S.S. P4C plot. The students learnt about tree anatomy, different species of trees, and how to measure the different parts of a tree. Christ the King S.S. is located in Georgetown, ON and this is

Herb Campbell P.S. P4C Remeasuring Day

On Fri. Nov. 2nd, Mr. Hilaire’s grade 3 class remeasured the trees enthusiastically in the cold. The students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and the different parts of the tree. Herb Campbell Public School is located in Caledon, ON and its P4C site was established in 2008. See Herb

West Credit S.S. P4C Remeasuring Day

On the morning of Nov. 2nd, the students at West Credit S.S. remeasured the 15 trees on their P4C site. The students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and how to measure the different parts of a tree. The event was captured by the Mississauga News reporter Jan Dean. West

Robert Bateman High School P4C Remeasuring Day

On October 25th, 2012, the students from Robert Bateman High School remeasured the trees on their P4C site. Alice Casselman, the president of ACER, also presented the high school with the Carolinian Canada Award for their environmental initiatives and leadership. The students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and how

Appleby College P4C Remeasuring Day 2012

Appleby College’s after school eco-club remeasured the trees on their P4C site on Oct. 22nd, 2012. Appleby College is located in Oakville, ON and its P4C site was established in 2008. The students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and how to measure the different parts of a tree. See

Montclair Public School Planting Day Fall 2012

ACER’s third Fall 2012 Planting Day was at Montclair Public School in Oakville, ON. Over 100 students came out to help plant their new eco-lab to study the effects of climate change. Oakville Green members volunteered at the event and White Oaks Secondary School Students also helped to measure the

David Suzuki S. S. Planting Day Fall 2012

On Oct. 18th, 2012, the students at David Suzuki Secondary School turned part of their schoolyard space into a living laboratory to study climate change. The high school students planted, measured, and mulched 15 trees. Around each tree 3 shrubs were also planted. David Suzuki S.S. is located in Brampton,

Princess Elizabeth P.S. P4C Remeasuring Day

On the afternoon of Oct. 17th, 2012, Mr. High’s class remeasured the 15 trees on their P4C site and also weeded the plot. The students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and how to measure the different parts of a tree. Princess Elizabeth P.S. is located in Welland, ON and

Quaker Road Public School P4C Remeasuring Day

On Oct. 17th, 2012, the students at Quaker Road P.S. remeasured the 15 trees on their P4C site. The students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and how to measure the different parts of a tree. Quaker Road P.S. is located in Welland, ON and its P4C site was established

Oakville Trafalgar High School P4C Remeasuring Day

On October 2nd, 2012, Mrs. Hume’s class at Oakville Trafalgar High School remeasured the 15 trees at their P4C site. Students learnt about climate change, tree anatomy, and how to measure the different parts of the tree. Oakville Trafalgar High School is located in Oakville, ON and its P4C site

Applewood Heights P4C Remeasuring Day

On Sept. 27th, 2012, Mr. Rodriguez’s Gr. 11 and Gr. 12 physics classes remesaured 15 trees at their P4C schoolyard site. The students learnt about tree anatomy, different species of trees, and how to measure the different parts of a tree. Applewood Heights S.S. is located in Mississauga, ON and

West Credit Secondary School – Planting for Change

On Wednesday, November 2, ACER started its 15th Planting for Change site at West Credit Secondary School, Mississauga. The Planting for Change program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. Hands-on involvement

Humber Arboretum Measuring

On Thursday, Oct 27, 2011, students from Mary Ward Catholic Secondary School started collecting data on the trees just planted on Oct 25 at Humber Arboretum. They also put on t-bars, burlaps, mulch, and tree guards to further protect the little trees. A day well spent! ACER helped the students

Humber Arboretum – Planting for Change

On Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011, ACER partnered up with Humber Arboretum in the Planting for Change Program allowing students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. Students from Blessed John XXIII Catholic School and

Quaker Road Public School – Planting for Change

On Friday, Oct 21, 2011, ACER started Quaker Road’s first Planting for Change Program in Welland. The Planting for Change Program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. ACER helped Quaker Road’s

Princess Elizabeth Public School – Planting for Change

On October 13, 2011, ACER started Princess Elizabeth Public School Planting for Change Program in Welland. The Planting for Change Program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. ACER helped the school

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,

Richmond Street PS – Planting for Change

On Fri, June 24, ACER started a Planting for Change program at Richmond St PS, Thorold, Ontario. The Planting for Change Program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. Hands-on involvement with

TL Kennedy SS – Planting for Change

On Thursday, June 2, 2011 ACER started TL Kennedy’s first Planting for Change Program in Mississagua. The Planting for Change Program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. ACER helped TL Kennedy’s

Ridgewood PS – 1st Birthday!

On Thursday June 2, 2011 Ridgewood PS celebrated their 1st year birthday in Mississauga for the Planting for Change project which enables students and teachers to maintain and measure their own personal tree plot. ACER celebrated 1 year since the program was introduced to Ridgewood. A yearly measurement was taken

Robert Bateman High School – Measuring Day

On November 18, 2010 ACER continued the monitoring of the Robert Bateman plot in Burlington. Taking more measurements and seeing to the maintenance of the plot. The plot is doing well, a sign of proper maintenance and care on the part of students and staff. Our thanks go out to

Christ the King SS – Measuring Day

On November 17, 2010 ACER continued monitoring the Christ the King plot. Taking more measurements and seeing to the maintenance of the plot. The plot is doing well, a sign of proper maintenance and care on the part of students and staff. Our thanks go out to everyone who helped

Herb Campbell PS – Measuring Day

On November 17, 2010 ACER continued monitoring the Herb Campbell plot in Caledon. Taking more measurements and seeing to the maintenance of the plot. The plot is doing well, a sign of proper maintenance and care on the part of students and staff. Our thanks go out to everyone who

Ridgewood PS – Planting for Change

On June 4, 2010 ACER started Ridgewood Public School’s first Planting for Change Program in Mississauga. The Planting for Change Program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. ACER helped Ridgewood’s students

Guido de Bres High School – Planting for Change

On May 17, 2010 ACER started Guido Bres first Planting for Change Program in Hamilton. The Planting for Change Program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. ACER helped the high school

John Fisher Junior PS – Planting for Change

On May 14, 2010 ACER started John Fisher Junior Public School’s first Planting for Change Program in Toronto. The Planting for Change Program allows students to collect data on the health and yearly growth of their tree plantings as they explore issues surrounding climate change locally and globally. ACER helped