Get Involved!

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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. 


Learn more about our project…


Macphail Woods is a unique project. If you have enjoyed our owl prowls or plant walks, if your children have been inspired by our summer programs or school plantings, or if you just want to help us steward the public forest land, please consider making a donation of money, your time, or one of these items


Restore an Acre

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Help improve the health of our forests and create a model for environmental stewardship by donating $200 to sponsor the restoration one acre of public forest land. Show your personal support for our forests, or make it a gift on behalf of friends or family members.

Twenty Five for Twenty Five Campaign

FriendsForest thumbnail If you have an interest in improving the ecological health of our Island communities – everything from forest restoration and environmental education to climate change and protection of wildlife habitat – then please make us part of your charitable giving.


Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering at Macphail Woods – whether in our nursery, with our children’s camps, collecting seed, taking photographs, fundraising, helping with the web site, or anything else please contact Gary Schneider
macphailwoods@gmail.com or (902) 651-2575.


Donor Rights

The Friends of the Forest Fund-raising campaign operates in conjunction with the Environmental Coalition of Prince Edward Island and is a registered charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency.To ensure that donors have full confidence in becoming a Friend of the Forest, the following donor’s rights are recognized Learn more…


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Here are a couple of very helpful contributors who have donated their time, money, and effort. This is our way of highlighted those who have greatly helped our efforts in nature education, forest restoration, and land stewardship!

 
 

 
 
 


Please take a look at more of our fabulous Friends of the Forest!…


  • All donations of $25 or over will receive a charitable tax receipt and be recognized on our web site.
  • Donations of $100 will also be recognized on the donor tree in our Nature Centre.
  • Donations of $500 will be recognized on the donor tree and be honoured at a special event.

Please refer to our Donor Rights for more information.


Upcoming Events

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
2:00 pm Pruning Trees and Shrubs
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