GBF 2019 Phrag Report

15 Severn Sound to Port Severn- 46 Total Sites 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 GBF Staff 29 5 GBF Staff and Community Members 12 12 29 5 5 Community Members 12 25 5 5 Total Sites Managed (%) 26 89 100 100 100 100 Total Sites Managed (#) 12 41 46 46 46 46 Sites Eradicated by Year End (%) 35 89 89 Sites Eradicated by Year End (#) 16 41 41 Georgian Bay Islands National Park We are working with Parks Canada to provide invasive Phragmites management advice for their Impede the Reed program within Georgian Bay Islands National Park (GBNIP). GBNIP is working towards a 4-year plan starting in 2019 for the massive Phragmites infestations in the park and area. This is critically important to The Georgian Bay Township (GBT) because invasive Phragmites knows no borders, and untreated infestations in the GBNIP could continue to spread to GBT and vice versa. On July 25 th 2019, 3 GBF staff members went for a tour to view the extent of the damage and help strategize a plan for efficient removal. Township of Georgian Bay (Other areas and outside stakeholders continues)

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