Events


At Macphail Woods, we offer many events over the course of the year. We offer free events with no registration required on a variety of topics from owls to plant identification to woodlot ownership. We also offer more intensive events, from Summer Camps to our School of Woodland Ecology courses, which can be registered for and paid online. If you have any questions please contact us by phone (902)651-2575 or email: danielmcrae@macphailwoods.org

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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
Landscaping with Native Plants 10:00 am
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
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Birds 8 am and Breakfast 7 am 8:00 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
Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
Fire Craft and Knife Safety 12:00 pm
Fire Craft and Knife Safety
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fire Craft and Knife Safety May 13th – 12pm-4pm – $45 Register Nowby ACTIVE Network   Never play with fire or knives! Well, not until you’ve learned to use them safely. Despite using these essential
Pruning Trees and Shrubs 2:00 pm
Pruning Trees and Shrubs
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pruning Trees and Shrubs @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
The Pruning Trees and Shrubs workshop begins at 2pm at the Macphail Woods Nature Centre. The pruning workshop will be of interest to all those who work with and enjoy woody plants. Proper pruning maintains
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
Springtime Walk in the Forest 10:00 am
Springtime Walk in the Forest
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Springtime Walk in the Forest @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Join us at the Macphail Woods Nature Centre for a springtime walk exploring some of our native ferns, wildflowers, shrubs and trees. This is just one of the many walks and workshops offered throughout the
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
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Nursery Open 9:00 am
Nursery Open
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Macphail Woods native plant nursery will be open for sales, May 5th to June 3rd, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Specializing in native trees, shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Sales
Creating and Maintaining Hedgerows and Windbreaks 10:00 am
Creating and Maintaining Hedgerows and Windbreaks
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Creating and Maintaining Hedgerows and Windbreaks @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Join us for a workshop on creating diverse, beautiful and functional hedgerows and windbreaks using a variety of native plants. The workshop starts at 10am at the Macphail Woods Nature Centre. This is just one
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Upcoming Events

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10:00 am Creating and Maintaining Hedgero...
Creating and Maintaining Hedgero...
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Creating and Maintaining Hedgerows and Windbreaks @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Join us for a workshop on creating diverse, beautiful and functional hedgerows and windbreaks using a variety of native plants. The workshop starts at 10am at the Macphail Woods Nature Centre. This is just one
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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
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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