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

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