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Please Note

Our upcoming free events have been cancelled for the month of September due to the current Covid crisis.
Our Site is open only by appointment, no walk-ins.
Contact Daniel McRae for more information
danielmcrae@macphailwoods.org
902-651-2575
Please take care of each other and stay safe.

Specializing in native treesshrubsferns and wildflowers, sales from our nursery help support our restoration and educational efforts.

Here you will find information on purchasing, identifying, collecting, and growing your own native trees and shrubs. The Macphail Woods nursery has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, and has become a major source of native plants for other habitat restoration projects around Prince Edward Island. These have included many school ground plantings and riparian zones around streams.

Macphail Woods Native Plant Nursery
Phone: (902) 651-2575
Email: macphailwoods@gmail.com
Address: 269 Macphail Park Road, Orwell PE

2019 Calendar of Events

 

At Macphail Woods, we offer many free events over the course of the year, from owl prowls to plant identification workshops to stargazing outings. We also offer in-depth paid programs for both kids and adults.

 


Landscaping with Macphail Woods

Looking to spruce up your yard? Own a woodlot that needs more diversity? Want to create a hedgerow or windbreak to protect your property? Trying slow erosion along your shore while helping to create more wildlife habitat?

Macphail Woods has over 20 years of native plant landscaping experience in every kind of Island habitat, from urban yards to secluded woodlots. We offer a variety of species and sizes and can help select a mixture of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and ferns that will thrive, enhance biodiversity, add food sources, create privacy and much more.

To Learn More:
Call:(902) 651-2575
Email:macphailwoods@gmail.com


A very beautiful and very rare native shrub, the hobblebush.

A very beautiful and very rare native shrub, the hobblebush.

Macphail Woods Native Plant Nursery & Nature Centre
Manager: Gary Schneider
Phone: (902) 651-2575
Email: macphailwoods@gmail.com
Location: 269 Macphail Park Rd, Orwell, PE
Map: Click here!

Mailing Address
Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project
C/O Voluntary Resource Council
81 Prince St.
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4R3


Upcoming Events

Oct
3
Sat
9:00 am SWE Woodland Ecology I: Introduc...
SWE Woodland Ecology I: Introduc...
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Woodland Ecology I: Introduction to Forest Stewardship This course helps landowners gain the knowledge and skills they need to enjoy, improve and manage their own woodlot whether it be creating better access, harvesting wood or
Oct
11
Sun
2:00 pm Autumn in the Forest
Autumn in the Forest
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A walk along the trails of Macphail Woods, looking at both plants and animals. This is a great outing for people of all ages.
Nov
7
Sat
9:00 am SWE Basic Chainsaw I: Safety and...
SWE Basic Chainsaw I: Safety and...
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Basic Chainsaw I: Safety and Felling Spring Session: Saturday, April 11th Fall Session: Saturday,November 7th When trying to manage a forest, being informed about the specific composition of species, soils, water and light is a
Nov
8
Sun
9:00 am SWE Basic Chainsaw II: Maintenan...
SWE Basic Chainsaw II: Maintenan...
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Basic Chainsaw II: Maintenance and Felling Spring Session: Sunday, April 12th Fall Session: Sunday,November 8th This course will continue to build on skills learned in Basic Chainsaw I. The morning will be devoted to learning

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