2021 Invasive Phragmites Management. Georgian Bay Forever Report.

29 Georgian Bay Forever Phragmites Report 2021 Township of the Archipelago Table 14: Status of all 67 sites in the Township of the Archipelago, including Massasauga Provincial Park in 2021. In 2021, the Township of the Archipelago (ToA) received 97% control on the 67 sites mapped of which only 1 new stand was found in Massasauga Provincial Park, and it was cut by Ontario Parks staff. In the past, Massasauga Provincial Park had 27 active sites but as of 2021 Ontario Parks staff have managed to put 25 in the eradicated or monitoring stage and remove 2 stands. Sites in Woods Bay, South Channel, Pointe au Baril and Manitou are all in the monitoring or eradicated stage and are being successfully managed by community members. Bayfield Nares has had volunteers like Anne Stewart and Andrew Kolody which have kept watch over Phragmites in their area for years. And so many that just do it on their own – we salute you! Total sites New Sites # of sites Eradicated/ Monitored # of sites Cut # of sites Controlled (Eradicated/ Monitored + Cut) # of sites Untreated % Eradicated/ Monitored % Cut % Control ToA 67 1 52 13 65 2 78% 19% 97% Figure 32: Map of the Township of the Archipelago invasive Phragmites sites 2021.

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