Every second one acre of the Amazon rainforest disappears. The key to the Amazon’s survival is education and research. ACEER is an organization providing life transforming experiential learning opportunities in the Amazon. ACEER has touched the lives of over a million people since it was founded in 1991. Since then over 125 universities and organizations have Continue reading “About ACEER”

Medicinal Plant Exhibit Wins Three Awards at the Philadelphia Flower Show

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UD’s exhibit at the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show offers a lesson on the value of abundant plant life as found in the Amazon rainforest.

…continued from Part One on the UD’s 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit featuring plants from the Amazon

The University of Delaware’s “Forest to Pharmacy” exhibit, conceived and designed in conjunction with the ACEER, has won three awards at the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show: a Silver Medal in the Education class; a Special Achievement award from the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania; and the Herb Society of America Award. The flower show will run Feb. 28 through March 8 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Continue reading “Medicinal Plant Exhibit Wins Three Awards at the Philadelphia Flower Show”