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.

We are also looking for people interested in contributing to this web site If you have an interesting article on gardening, birding, or something else with an environmental theme, we would like to see it, and may even add it to this site. Also, if you have any good quality nature photographs, we would be happy to use them, giving you full credit.

If you are interested in helping us to improve our online content, please contact Daniel McRae: (danielmcrae@macphailwoods.org).

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