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 […]

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 with the planting and data […]

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 during their data collection and […]

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 St. Dunstan Catholic School helped […]

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 students and staff plant their […]

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 […]

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 students and teachers plant their […]

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 […]