This Saturday 10/16 at 10 AM, ACER is hosting a tree planting event at Applewood Heights Park in Mississauga! We’ll provide the materials, and COVID safety protocols will be in effect. RSVP today! This event is made possible by the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative grant and our partners, the City of Mississauga.
Written by ACER executive board member Elizabeth MacLean, with a tree planting guide by ACER founding president Alice Casselman. Ontario has its own celebrated oak tree. Known as the Heritage Red Oak, the giant tree stands near the edge of the Humber River, in the yard of a house on Coral Gable Drive. When the […]
Written by ACER executive board member Elizabeth MacLean. “The sky’s the limit,” said Fazal Khan in an August on-line preview presentation of the TreeTrackers.ca website to ACER Board members and friends. He was describing the potential of both the website and its creators, a team of high-school and university students hired by ACER through the Canada Summer […]
On June 13, just as COVID-19 restrictions reopened across Ontario ACER, the Association for Canadian Educational Resources, held its Annual General Meeting. The virtual meeting was simulcast on YouTube to a Canada-wide audience of members, Canada Summer Jobs interns, scientists and agency collaborators. Video keynotes from two ACER interns who found career jobs in the green economy were […]
Tune in Sunday June 13th at 2 PM for the livestream of our 2021 Annual General Meeting:
Part four of ACER’s Where Are They Now? series, a celebration of our wonderful former employees, interns, volunteers, and other folks who have made our work possible. Written by ACER executive board member Elizabeth MacLean. Tyler Orsulak’s career path is looking a little straighter now — diverse strands are weaving together nicely, and a direction is […]
Part three of ACER’s Where Are They Now? series, a celebration of our wonderful former employees, interns, volunteers, and other folks who have made our work possible. Written by ACER executive board member Elizabeth MacLean. Julia Bilas says she always leaned toward the sciences — she grew up helping her mother tend a large garden in […]
** Update: May 21, 2021 — Internship positions have now been filled. Thank you for your interest! ** ACER (Association for Canadian Educational Resources) is excited to open our application process for summer interns. Positions are available in the Region of Peel. ACER’s research and activities contribute to reaching UN climate change targets and creating […]
ACER announces funding of $80,100 from Ontario Trillium foundation under its Ontario Resilient Community Fund. The fund supports the non-profit sector to recover and rebuild from the impacts arising from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet community needs. “This funding comes at a critical moment for ACER, so that we can pivot operations and continue to […]
With spring upon us, it’s the perfect time to explore our Spring Flowers activity suites! Start with our newest addition: the maple. Check out our activities for more ways to engage the outdoors.