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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

Jun
3
Sat
10:00 am Plants of Prince Edward Island
Plants of Prince Edward Island
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Plants of Prince Edward Island @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
In celebration of Island flora, biologist Kate MacQuarrie will be sharing her love of plants at Macphail Woods on Saturday, June 3. Kate will walk the nature trails of the Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead in
Jun
11
Sun
2:00 pm Nature-friendly Forest Managemen...
Nature-friendly Forest Managemen...
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature-friendly Forest Management with Bob Bancroft @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Come on out to the Macphail Woods Nature Centre on Sunday, June 11th at 2pm for a great walk and talk with Bob Bancroft. Bob will draw on over 40 years of experience looking after
Jul
3
Mon
9:00 am Becoming a Naturalist Week 1
Becoming a Naturalist Week 1
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – Jul 7 @ 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