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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 27 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.

Volunteer

We always have lots of volunteering opportunities at Macphail Woods – whether in our nursery, with our children’s camps, collecting native seed, taking photographs or fundraising

If interested, please contact Gary Schneider.
Email: macphailwoods@gmail.com
Phone: (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.

 
Please refer to our Donor Rights for more information.


Upcoming Events

Jul
6
Mon
9:00 pm Summer Camp: Young Ecologists Se...
Summer Camp: Young Ecologists Se...
Jul 6 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm
Young Ecologists: Session One 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
Jul
13
Mon
9:00 pm Summer Camp: Nature Discovery Se...
Summer Camp: Nature Discovery Se...
Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm
Nature Discovery: Session One 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
Jul
20
Mon
9:00 pm Summer Camp: Becoming a Naturali...
Summer Camp: Becoming a Naturali...
Jul 20 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm
Becoming a Naturalist Session One This camp focuses on encountering and describing the natural world. Through the use of art and other hands-on outdoor activities, they’ll expand their understanding of life in the woodlands, waterways,
Jul
25
Sat
10:00 am Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come on out and learn about the native and introduced mammals found on PEI, as well as a brief look at some of the mammals we’ve lost. After a brief slideshow, we’ll head off to
Jul
27
Mon
9:00 pm Summer Camp: Bushcraft Ecology A...
Summer Camp: Bushcraft Ecology A...
Jul 27 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm
Bushcraft Ecology Ages 12-14 These campers will delight in learning survival skills such as one-match fire making, shelter building, rope making with natural fibres, and tracking animals. Touching on plant and tree identification, campers will

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