Invasive Phragmites Workshops… Georgian Bay’s Wetlands Need You


Feb 22, 2016

Toronto (location TBD): Saturday April 16th, 2016 – 9.30 am to 2.30 pm, OR 
Collingwood (location TBD): Thursday April 21st, 2016 – 9.30 am to 2.30 pm

Georgian Bay Forever is planning two workshops on training and managing invasive Phragmites to help Georgian Bay’s coastal wetlands. You, too, can become a Phragbuster.

These workshops are free, but space is limited. Advance registration is required. Email us today at to advise if which you would like to attend (one location only), and we will confirm the details to you.

Topics and issues proposed will include (also open to your suggestions): 

•Summer 2015 success (and difficulties) stories, lessons to be learned

•The threat this plant poses to wetlands, and current state of the fight (GBF)

•Identifying invasive Phragmites vs. native Phragmites (GBF)

•How to establish a phrag-busting community group (GBF and group discussion)

•Mapping (GBF)

•Planning – tools, timing, resources (GBF and group discussion)

•When and How to do the cut in wetlands (GBF)

•The commitment (GBF and group discussion)


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