P4C Tree Remeasuring at Robert Bateman High School

The P4C trees were remeasured by ACER staff and volunteers at Robert Bateman High School in Burlington, ON. The P4C site was planted in 2008. See the photo gallery below for photos from 2008-2014. Planting Day 2008 Image 1 of 28

P4C Tree Remeasuring at West Credit S.S.

Thanks to the students at West Credit S.S. in Mississauga for measuring their trees that were planted in 2011. The trees are mostly healthy but were browsed (eaten by animals) near the root collar. The students watched our training videos and then took growth measurements such as root collar diameter, DBH and crown width. See […]

Riparian Rangers Mississauga – Data, photos, and stories

Thank you again to all those who volunteered their time to plant, monitor, and restore riparian areas throughout Mississauga. The data, photos, and stories from the planting and monitoring days are now available on the Riparian Rangers web page.

Riparian Rangers – Wildwood Park – Area 3

16 students from City School in Toronto completed the Riparian Rangers program at Wildwood Park (Area D 3). Students planted and monitored 21 trees and shrubs, pulled buckthorn and garlic mustard (invasive species) and removed litter from the area. Thank you to all the students hard work and for being excellent Riparian Rangers! Students planting […]

Community Mapping Workshop

Thanks to all who came to our 2nd Community Mapping Workshop, held at the Fort Erie Conservation Clubhouse in Stevensville, ON. Participants identified areas of ecological concern in the Niagara region. Groups were formed for specific areas in the Niagara region so that each group could review maps provided by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. […]

Riparian Rangers – Wildwood Park – Area 2

On Nov. 6th, 2014 the students from Blaydon Public School planted trees and shrubs at Wildwood Park (Area 2). Students monitored 20 trees/shrubs along the riparian area and also cleaned up litter and pulled invasive species (garlic mustard). Congratulations to the students for completing the Riparian Rangers program! Students taking Measurements Image 1 of 12

Riparian Rangers – Wildwood Park – Area D1

On Wed. Nov. 5th, 2014, the students from Pierre Laporte Middle School planted and monitored trees and shrubs at Wildwood Park (Area D1) as part of the Riparian Rangers program in partnership with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Students also removed litter and invasive species (buckthorn). Thank you to all the students and teachers […]

P4C Tree Remeasuring at Christ the King S.S.

Thanks to the students at Christ the King S.S. in Georgetown for remeasuring their trees in their P4C site. The site was planted in 2008. Unfortunately, a Bur Oak had Gypsy Moth egg mass on it but other Bur Oaks were healthy. Students learnt how to measure root collar, crown diameter, diameter at 1.3m and […]

Riparian Rangers Mississauga – thank you!

Thank you to the 220 adult and youth volunteers who participated in the Riparian Rangers Mississauga program! Thanks to you, over 750 native tree and shrub species were planted to restore priority riparian areas in terms of natural habitat for native species, extend buffer zones to improve flood protection, and to gain knowledge on how […]

Riparian Rangers – Valleywood Park

Thank you to the students at East York Collegiate for planting and monitoring trees and shrubs at Valleywood Park! Students also removed litter and pulled buckthorn from the site. The event was in partnership with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. Congratulations to the students for becoming Riparian Rangers! Before Image 1 of 13