Staff

eric & gary

Gary Schneider – Project Coordinator/Forester/Environmental Educator

macphailwoods@gmail.com

(902) 651-2575

Gary Schneider began the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project in the fall of 1991.  Prior to that, he worked as a treeplanter and a woodsworker, as well as running a bookstore in Montague and working doing the production for the Eastern Graphic.  He is involved in all aspects of the project, from collecting seeds to fundraising, and has won a variety of awards for the work of Macphail Woods.

Eric Edward – Environmental Educator/Forester

ericedward@macphailwoods.org

Eric Edward has been working at Macphail Woods since 1998. He is involved in all aspects of the project and though he is particularly good at digging holes (in which to plant trees), his most important role has been as educator. Under his leadership the summer camps, Sharing a Love of Nature, have grown by leaps and bounds and now occupy much of his summer.

Daniel McRae – Environmental Educator/Forester/Web Manager

danielmcrae@macphailwoods.org

Daniel started working with Macphail Woods in 2008. With a love of hiking and gardening, Daniel has found a great fit with the project, and has been involved with many aspects from nursery work to nature camps. He also oversees the website.
 

Upcoming Events

Apr
29
Sat
7:30 pm Owl Prowl 2017 #3
Owl Prowl 2017 #3
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Owl Prowl 2017 #3 @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Come celebrate the wonderful world of owls at one of three Owl Prowls at the Macphail Homestead in Orwell on April 21, 22 and 29. The Sir Andrew Macphail Foundation will open up the Great
May
6
Sat
10:00 am Landscaping with Native Plants
Landscaping with Native Plants
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Landscaping with Native Plants @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
The use of native plants to improve wildlife habitat, beautify yards and reduce the size of lawns is attracting a lot of attention these days. A wide variety of native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and ferns
May
13
Sat
8:00 am Birds 8 am and Breakfast 7 am
Birds 8 am and Breakfast 7 am
May 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Birds 8 am and Breakfast 7 am @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Island woodlands are alive with birds and their songs. While year-round avian residents such as barred owls and juncos are already sitting on their nests, many migrants have just now returned and are singing up