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Banking for the Future

Banking for the Future – Guardian Newpaper – June 10th, 2013 The Macphail Woods plant nursery has grown by leaps and bounds since the first sampling of native Prince Edward Island trees and shrubs were planted a little more than two decades ago. This off shoot of the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project in Orwell

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Charlottetown Earth Day Expo

Earth Expo at Murphy’s Community Centre – Saturday, April 27, 12 to 4pm The 2013 Earth Expo promises to be a fun filled experience for all ages, with lots of activities supporting environmental action and awareness. There will be information booths, live music, activities and displays from noon to 4 pm. Activities for all ages include:

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Macphail Woods Website and EcoAction Plantings!

The website of the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project has a brand new look, making it easier for the public to learn about all things related to healthy forests.  With help from Environment Canada’s EcoAction Fund ( http://www.ec.gc.ca/ecoaction/), the site contains increased content on riparian zones, wildlife enhancement, forest restoration, schoolyard naturalization and native plants.

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Donate now!

The Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project is an initiative of the Environmental Coalition of Prince Edward Island that has been helping Islanders discover the importance of forests by setting an example of stewardship and sustainability for over 20 years. With our assistance, tens of thousands of native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and ferns have left our nursery and

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Upcoming Owl Prowls!

Join us for one of our annual Owl Prowls! We’ve offering  thee owl prowls this year due to the large amount interest, but we ask that you only attend one so that everyone has an opportunity to participate. First Owl Prowl – April 10th Second Owl Prowl – April 13th Third Owl Prowl – April

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Upcoming Events

Jul
24
Mon
9:00 am Becoming a Naturalist Week 2
Becoming a Naturalist Week 2
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm
This camp builds on the camper’s ability to encounter and describe the natural world. They will use journals, collecting equipment, and take part in many fun activities that will expand their understanding of how to
Jul
29
Sat
10:00 am Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A walk and talk looking at the native and introduced mammals still found on PEI, as well as a brief look at some of the mammals we’ve lost. After a brief presentation, we’ll head off
Jul
31
Mon
9:00 am Young Ecologists Week 2
Young Ecologists Week 2
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm
This camp will begin to introduce the campers to the amazing complexity of our native Acadian forests. They will dissect owl pellets, take part in forest restoration planning and plantings and develop their understanding of