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Gary Schneider – Project Coordinator/Forester/Environmental Educator

(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

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

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.