Upcoming Events

Summer JOB Posting In Georgian Bay

The Honey Harbour Association in partnership with Georgian Bay Forever is looking for 2 summer students to act as Ambassadors in fighting invasive Phragmites.

When?
Summer, 2017
Where?
Honey Harbour primarily, Go Home Lake, and Cognashene in Georgian Bay
How do I find out more?
Read about the qualifications, and how to apply at this link.

Great Lakes Economic Forum

The Council Of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) is hosting this event. The Council’s third Great Lakes Economic Forum, presented this year by Toyota Canada, will bring together hundreds of industry executives, government officials, leading academics and members of the NGO community who have a stake in growing the economy in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region safely and sustainably while improving the well-being of the region’s citizens.

When?
April 24-26, 2017
Where?
Detroit-Windsor
How do I get involved?
Register and more at this link

Native Plant Sale – Eastern Georgian Bay Stewardship Council

Plants must be ordered by May 19 and picked up June 3rd.
Details on when and where in this PDF link.
Find the plant order form here.

Invasive Phragmites – Elm Tree Island – July 22

Learn how to identify and control Phragmites at a "clip and talk"
Details on when and where in this PDF link.

Parry Sound Phragmites Workshop on April 28th. – SOLD OUT!

GBF and partners the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve and the Ontario Phragmites Working Group are conducting a workshop for municipal staff and the community on managing invasive Phragmites.

When and where?
Friday April 28th, 2017 @8.45 am to 12.15 pm , SOLD OUT
Parry Sound - Canadore College.

Registration Required. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT..
Multiple presentations, and break-out sessions for municipal and community members
See the event poster.

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FYI: Georgian Bay Forever continues to work with communities to eliminate invasive Phragmites from Georgian's Bay Coastal wetlands (learn more)and is working on building a library of Georgian Bay's aquatic species to protect biodiversity that is threatened by invasives. Learn more.