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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Macphail Woods Events Poster

Online Events Calendar

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Young Ecologists Week 2 9:00 am
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
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Nature Discovery Week 2 9:00 am
Nature Discovery Week 2
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm
This camp will introduce the children to the woods, stream and native tree nursery that surround our Nature Center. The campers will delight in learning to use all their senses to understand the natural world,
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Bushcraft Ecology 9:00 am
Bushcraft Ecology
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm
Register Nowby ACTIVE Network These campers will delight in learning survival skills such as one-match fire making, shelter building, rope making with natural fibers, and tracking animals. Touching on plant and tree identification, campers will
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Volunteer Afternoon 1:00 pm
Volunteer Afternoon
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Volunteer Afternoon @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
The Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project will host a volunteer planting on Saturday, August 19th, from 1-4pm at the Macphail Homestead in Orwell. Come out and help expand our native plant arboretum, one of the
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Upcoming Events

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7:00 pm September Stargazing
September Stargazing
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn a little about the night sky and get to know a few constellations. This outing will teach some basics of astronomy and then head out into the dark for naked-eye stargazing. Begins at the
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2:00 pm Autumn Walk in the Forest
Autumn Walk in the Forest
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Autumn Walk in the Forest @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Woodlands are wonderful places at any time of the year, but a forest in autumn is always special. There are still lots of birds around, the witch hazel is blooming, and many plants are showing