Nature Connection at Downsview Park

[scrollGallery id=34] On Sunday, September 9, 2012, ACER trained members of the community in monitoring newly planted trees. Downsview Park staff, Jonathan Deshman, trained the nearly 20 volunteers on the proper techniques to plant trees and ACER instructed them on how to measure and keep track of the trees that were planted. Download 2012 Data […]

Niagara Parks Commission Training

On Friday, September 9th, 2011, ACER facilitated a training session at the Paradise Grove Park, Niagara-on-the-Lake, where one of ACER’s one-hectare biodiversity observation plots is located. Staffs and volunteers from Niagara Parks Commission participated in the training, which included how to monitor tree species diversity and health on standard one-hectare forest plots using Smithsonian protocol.   ACER’s president, Alice […]

OTF Training

On Friday, August 5th, 2011, ACER facilitated a 2-hour workshop for secondary teachers at the Niagara College, Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. The Ontario Teachers Federation within its Professional Learning Program offered a 3-day workshop called “Going Green – Learning Goes Outdoors,” which allows the teachers to learn about different ways to incorporate the environmental education within their […]

OTF Training – Bark Lake

On July 27, 2011 ACER facilitated the training of teachers from across Ontario at Bark Lake. The Ontario Teachers Federation within its Professional Learning Program offered a workshop called “Going Green – Learning Goes Outdoors,” which allows the teachers to learn about different ways to incorporate the environmental education within their curriculum. ACER’s president, Alice […]