Phragmites Workshops

Rebecca YardleyEvents, News

Mark your calendar!

Learn about invasive phragmites australis and how to properly manage the plant on your property or shoreline.

There 3 phragmites workshop planned, and 1 community cut.  For those that are able, please come dressed to go out on the shoreline and in shallow water for the 2nd half of the workshop.

We hope that individuals and groups of neighbours will also work together this summer to remove it from our shores. These workshop will us some options of dates to learn more about it.

This is a community initiative supported by community organizations, non-profits, and individuals that are concerned about the spread of phragmites australis. Thank you to Dave Livingstone (OCA Lake Stewart), Lee Burton (FOOCE Co-Chair), Amanda Stanger (BPBA Project Coordinator), Leslie Wood (Oliphant Fishing Islands Phragmites Group) and last but not least, Helen Daniels of Oliphant Campers Church for putting up with all of us as we nailed down these dates.

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Phragmites Workshop
Presenter: Amanda Stanger, Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association, Project Coordinator
Host: Oliphant Campers Association
Location: Oliphant Campers Church, 2-18 Church Street, South Bruce Peninsula, ON (Oliphant)
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Phragmites Workshop
Host: Oliphant Campers Association
Presenter: Amanda Stanger, Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association, Project Coordinator
Location: Oliphant Campers Church, 2-18 Church Street, South Bruce Peninsula, ON (Oliphant)
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Friday, July 20, 2018
Oliphant Community Cut
Host: Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Assocation
Location: Near Government Dock, on shore to the north side of marina
Time: To Be Announced
You can find details for other Community Cuts upcoming in a number of communities on our shorelines on the BPBA Events Calendar. 

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Oliphant Matters
Host: Friends of Oliphant Coastal Environments
Presenters: Brian Robin, Photographer and Leslie Wood (Mainstation Islands), Oliphant Fishing Islands Community Phragmites Group
Location: Oliphant Campers Church, 2-18 Church Street, South Bruce Peninsula, ON (Oliphant)
Time: To Be Announced