Get Involved!

gary planting ecoaction

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

restoreanacreBe part of something big!
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…


featuredfriendoftheforestsmall
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

Jul
17
Mon
9:00 am Nature Discovery Week 1
Nature Discovery Week 1
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – Jul 21 @ 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,
Jul
24
Mon
9:00 am Becoming a Naturalist Week 2
Becoming a Naturalist Week 2
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 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
29
Sat
10:00 am Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A walk and talk looking at the native and introduced mammals still found on PEI, as well as a brief look at some of the mammals we’ve lost. After a brief presentation, we’ll head off