Phragmites

Saving our Shoreline: We Helped Fight the Phrag

Watershed Trust is one of the community groups helping to cut back invasive Phragmites, the pernicious grass that’s spreading along the Georgian Bay shoreline, local wetlands and streams. We received a $15,000 grant from the Weston Foundation towards Fighting the Phrag and passed the money on to the NVCA. Sarah Campbell, [...]

Media Release: Help us fight an aggressive invasive plant in Collingwood & Blue Mountains

Help us fight an aggressive invasive plant in Collingwood & Blue Mountains 2 August 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Collingwood, ON – On August 18th the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust will be going head-to-head with Phragmites Australis, an invasive grass that grows so thick that turtles become trapped and die. "It’s an extremely [...]

2018-11-26T19:10:21+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Phragmites, Phragmites Event|Tags: |

Fight the Phrag! August 18, 2018

DATE: Saturday, August 18th 2018 TIME: Morning session 8:00 – 11:00, Lunch 11:30 – 1:00, Afternoon session 1:00 – 4:30 LOCATION: West Collingwood Shoreline (map to come) Phragmites is an invasive plant that poses a serious threat to our local environment. It has invaded our beaches and our wetlands. If left [...]

2018-11-26T19:12:16+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Phragmites, Phragmites Event|Tags: |

West Collingwood Phragmites Community Action Plan

West Collingwood Phragmites Community Action Plan Report of the Start-up Meeting May 5, 2015 Prepared by Eric Wilis The meeting was well attended with representatives from the Town of Collingwood, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA), Georgian Bay Forever, the Rod and Gun Club, Rupert’s Landing, Admiral’s Gate, and Dockside Village. [...]

2018-11-26T20:42:41+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Categories: Issues, News, Phragmites|Tags: |