GBF 2019 Phrag Report

10 Sound area. In addition, the mapping of Wah Wah Taysee and Twelve Mile Bay allows us to granularly explain to community leaders the exact locations and resources they need to remove these relatively smaller sites. 2019 and 5 year outlook. GBF has presented this 5-year plan and estimated outcomes to GBT in February 2020, and will also be presenting to community leaders throughout the spring of 2020 to work together towards the funding and resources needed for its execution. You can help too, by donating today at www.gbf.org . TGB- 359 Sites 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 GBF Staff 93 138 47 16 12 0 GBF Staff and Community Members 19 66 129 104 33 31 Community Members 0 59 82 91 57 6 Total Sites Managed (%) 38 90 95 98 100 100 Total Sites Managed (#) 138 323 340 352 364 359 Sites Eradicated by Year End (%) 7 17 23 39 73 90 Sites Eradicated by Year End (#) 26 60 82 141 262 322 Honey Harbour GBF has had 7 years of active phragbusting with the community, which is why we seeing that 75% of stands are low density, less than 5m 2 in this area. The Baykeeper boat is kept at Paragon Marina. Phragbusters use this boat everyday to access the stands. In 2019, two local summer students were hired to work with the cottage association and local cottage owners to continue to monitor and remove Phragmites . Community Cuts: o Wild Goose o Quarry Island o South Bay o Potato Island o Twelve Mile Bay o Longuissa Bay o Palisade Bay o Little Wahnie Harbour Events Attended: o Honey Harbour Canada Day Celebrations o Honey Harbour AGM o GBF AUV release launch o Art on the Rocks o Cognashene AGM Township of Georgian Bay (Honey Harbour cont.)

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