Equipment Sales


Equipment sales

Good equipment makes any job easier, whether pruning, digging, sawing or birdwatching. At Macphail Woods, we’ve rigorously tested many brands of pruners, saw and shovels until we’ve found the right tool for the job.

All profits from our equipment sales help to fund our many non-profit activities from school ground naturalization plantings to public land restoration to environmental education.

We are happy to be dealers for Big Bear Tools and Bulldog Tools which supply a number of great outdoor items such as pruners, pruning saws, axes, arborist equipment, shovels and more.

If you are interested in learning more or purchasing some equipment please contact us:
Phone:(902) 651-2575
Email: danielmcrae@macphailwoods.org


Pruning

At Macphail Woods, we prune a lot of trees and shrubs. The sharper the saw, the cleaner the cut and the faster the wound seals itself against infections and pests.

For years we’ve used Silky pruning saws for all of our pruning, from maintaining small plants to pole-pruning mature trees. These saws are sharp, efficient and durable making the job all the easier. While there is a lot of skill and knowledge required to prune well, a dull or poor blade can make honing your technique even more difficult.

Learn How to Prune

If you are interested in pruning, check our events calendar to see when we are offering free workshops on pruning. If you want an in-depth hands-on pruning course, take a look at our School of Woodland Ecology courses.

We promise great quality advice and products and all funds go towards supporting the myriad of non-profit activities that Macphail Woods does across PEI.


Here are some of our favourite Silky Saws

We keep a small selection of all of these saw in stock at our Nature Centre. Come on out while our Native Plant Nursery is open to take look or call to make an appointment. If you are looking for another Silky product, take a look at the Big Bear website and we can order anything within 2 weeks.

Contact us about the right saw today!
Phone:(902) 651-2575
Email: danielmcrae@macphailwoods.org

Pocket Boys – Small Folding Saw

Accel – Medium Plastic Handled Folding Saw

Super Accel – Medium Metal Handled Folding Saw

Ultra Accel – Large Folding Saw

Zubat – Heavy Duty Fixed-blade Saw

Zubat Pole Pruner – Up to 8.7ft Extension


 


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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