Large-toothed Aspen


Large-tooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata)

Large-tooth aspen occurs in scattered patches throughout Prince Edward Island and is often mistaken for trembling aspen. It is a medium-sized tree, 50 to 60 feet in height and a diameter of 12 to 16 inches. It grows on the same type of soil as the trembling aspen, but reaches it best development on moist sandy slopes or borders of streams. It is found in pure stands also in mixtures of white pine, trembling aspen and white birch. It also reproduces easily from root suckers.

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