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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

May
25
Sat
10:00 am Creating and Maintaining Hedgero...
Creating and Maintaining Hedgero...
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This workshop will look at on creating diverse, beautiful and functional hedgerows and windbreaks using a variety of native plants. Participants will learn about which plants are best, spacing, planting and maintenance.
Jun
1
Sat
10:00 am Shelter-building for Kids
Shelter-building for Kids
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Take your fort-building skills to the next level! Get outside with the whole family and learn more about shelter do’s and don’ts and how to hang a tarp securely. Let your wild creativity fly by
Jun
8
Sat
10:00 am Plants of Prince Edward Island w...
Plants of Prince Edward Island w...
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kate, one of the province’s foremost biologists, will focus on many of the plants, both native and non-native, that you commonly encounter, plus a look at lots of rare trees, shrubs, wildflowers and ferns. You
Jun
9
Sun
2:00 pm Debunking Forest-Wildlife Myths ...
Debunking Forest-Wildlife Myths ...
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We are thrilled that Bob is coming over again from Nova Scotia. The well-known CBC Radio Noon guest and advocate for nature throughout the region will explore some of the myths surrounding forests and wildlife.
Jul
27
Sat
10:00 am Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Jul 27 @ 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

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