ACER Lifts Knightsbridge Wellbeing with Project Crossroads for Thanksgiving

On October 7, ACER (Association for Canadian Educational Resources) held its inaugural installation of Project Crossroads community tree planting event, for climate change research. Knightsbridge residents of diverse ages and backgrounds were drawn from schools, faith, and community organizations. “We braced against stormy weather today and difficult times over the past 18 months, to move our concept […]

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 […]