GBF Annual Report 2018

CUMULATIVE 27 public presentations and cottage association meetings attended to share information Hired 8 college/university students for the summer to fight phragmites along our coastline 1,160 hours of volunteer time donated. At an hourly rate of $20, that’s an investment of $23,200 Estimated 55,000 kg of phrag removed Distributed over 10,000 educational packages 1,113 phragmites stands mapped in Georgian Bay 103,000 kg of Phrag removed 1,413 Georgian Bay Water Guardians 33 partnerships formed to protect Georgian Bay 820 hours invested (or almost $35,260) of support contributed to partner projects 10,754 hours estimated volunteer time (or almost $215,080) donated over six years (LAST 6 YEARS) CONNECTIONS THAT MATTER It is our mission to drive understanding of the issues that will impact your appreciation of Georgian Bay. We're passionate and successful at reaching people and providing opportunities for guardianship. Here are some ways we do it: IN 2018 43, 826 page views 26,676 of them were organic 135 posts 173,156 impressions 9.602 users 65 tweets 49,300 impressions 1,885 views of 37 videos 9 new videos made in 2018 3 printed newsletters Reach – 10,000+ 7 informational emails Reach – 7,800+ NEWSLETTERS 189 WEBSITE FACEBOOK YOUTUBE TWITTER EMAILS 290 community guardians educated by attending a training session or participating in a phrag cut PHRAG STANDS CUT 24 COMMUNITIES ORGANIZED PHRAG CUTS 5 NEW PARTNERSHIPS FORMED 631 PHRAG STANDS MAPPED

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