Macphail Ecological Woods Forestry Project offers a School of Woodland Ecology. It teaches in-depth courses for adults on a variety of topics from native botany to woodlot management to ecological bushcraft camping.
Students are taught to recognize keystone patterns whether in a flower or a forest. This time-tested approach works for students of every age and level of understanding. Instructors have spent thousands of hours honing their teaching, bushcraft and forest restoration skills.
Whether a weekend nature enthusiast, woodlot owner, outdoor educator or industry professional, you will learn hands-on skills which will contribute to all of your outdoor pursuits.
Courses for the 2017 season include:
How to Share a Love of Nature: A Course for Island Educators August 2 to 4;
Ecological Bushcraft: An Overnight Excursion September 9 to 10;
Knots and Natural Cordage September 23;
Woodland Ecology: An Introduction to Forest Stewardship October 7;
Sustainable Fuelwood Harvesting November 4 to 5.
To register and see a full schedule, camp descriptions and videos, visit www.maphailwoods.org. 902-651-2575