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A new Logo for our Sharing a love of Nature Summer Camps!

Take a look at our wonderful new logo from Jeff Alward. A huge thanks to Jeff for all his contributions to our bushcraft camps as well as our graphic design! A truly multi-talented gentleman.

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2014 Earth Day

Earth Day event at Macphail Woods Woodlands are wonderful places at all times of the year and the spring season is an especially beautiful time to get out and enjoy nature.  In celebration of Earth Day on TMonday, April 22, staff of the Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project will be hosting a volunteer afternoon on

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2014 Owl Prowls

OWL PROWLS AT MACPHAIL WOODS Come celebrate the wonderful world of owls this weekend at the Macphail Homestead in Orwell on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19.   The Sir Andrew Macphail Foundation will be opening up the Great Room of the Homestead at 6:30pm each evening and serve light refreshments.  Visitors can warm

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Putting a precious resource at risk

As if we didn’t already have enough pressure on our natural resources, the PEI Potato Board and Cavendish Farms are now lobbying for the provincial government to lift the existing moratorium on deep-water wells for irrigating potato crops. Alarms are sounding across the Island in response to this issue.  Looking at the present threats to

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ECO-PEI AGM – Screening of “Island Green”

The Environmental Coalition of PEI is holding its annual general meeting on Tuesday, January14th at the MacKinnon Lecture Theatre, Prince of Wales Campus at Holland College (Kent St. entrance). The business meeting will commence at 6:30pm and from 7-8pm there will be two presentations on issues surrounding Island agriculture. The first will be a screening

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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