Valley 4 South: PFL #327213

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restore an acre small 2In an effort to improve the health of our forests and create a model for environmental stewardship, Macphail Woods is launching the Restore an Acre initiative. All donations will be used in the restoration of a 220-acre Public Forest on the Selkirk Road (Route #23) in Valley, part of the 2,000 acres we are managing for the provincial government.

 
 
 

Ecological Management Plan

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Property Description

Located along the Selkirk Road, one of the main roads in Kings PEI, this property had some farming activity in the section closest to the road.  This was later turned into a balsam fir and white pine plantation.  All stands on the property were either partially cut or clearcut, and the majority of the property is made up of early successional stands with little diversity.  The property can certainly produce high-quality trees especially, as evidenced by the western section of the property where the large trees are located. The land is well-drained and gradually sloping for the most part towards the west.  The property has an overgrown forest road running almost the entire length in an east-west direction, which will provide good accessibility once it is cleaned up.

PFL - #327213
 

Click here to read our full ecological management plan…

Upcoming Events

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
Jul
10
Mon
9:00 am Young Ecologists Week 1
Young Ecologists Week 1
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 14 @ 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
Jul
15
Sat
2:00 pm Forest Restoration Workshop
Forest Restoration Workshop
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Forest Restoration Workshop @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
The Forest Restoration workshop offers alternatives to clear-cuts and plantations, and other ideas on how to improve the health of Island forests. It starts with a presentation in the Nature Centre and then participants will