Ipperwash Phragmites Phighters News

Keeping up the fight 

Phragmites group thanked its partners and volunteers Saturday with an appreciation barbecue

A stretch of open beach at the Lambton Centre in Lambton Shores simply didn’t exist two years ago.

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Spading Reminder

Two beach walkers pose with 2 Phragmites stolon on the beach at MNRF Area 2. An orange pylon and tagged Phragmites will let our volunteers know where to spade. The Phragmites spading event will take place unless there is heavy

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Reminder: Dune Spading Day

From the Ipperwash Phrag Phighters: Volunteers are needed and welcome to participate in our Ipperwash Beach and Dunes Spading Event.  Come out for a short fun event to improve and protect our community from the invasive species, Phragmites! When: Sunday,

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Ipperwash Beach and Dunes Spading Event

When: Sunday, June 24, 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Where: Meet at MNRF Area 1 parking lot East Parkway Drive Bring: sturdy shoes garden gloves sunscreen, bug spray water Provided: spades paper lawn waste bags Learn how to recognize

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Phrag Spading Day – Huge Success

Armed with spades, gloves and paper bags for the three invasive plants, and garbage and recycling bags for litter… they came, they saw, and they conquered.

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What is PAMF and why Partner Up?

The adaptive management approach through PAMF reduces uncertainty in decision making by analyzing/monitoring results of specific treatments of Phragmites. The scope of this international initiative will be monitoring, analyzing and reporting from throughout the whole Great Lakes basin in Canada and the USA.

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Phrag Friday: Spade Day

Display boards are prepared for today’s “Ipperwash Beach and Dunes Phragmites Spading Day”. Spades are sharpened, (special thanks to Wayne Mansell), and 31 volunteers have registered. The Ipperwash Phrag Phighters, part of the Lambton Shores Phragmites Community Group, would like to thank CICA, MNRF, the Lake Huron Coastal Centre, SCRCA and our community

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Reminder: Spade Day in Ipperwash

Help protect the waters edge in Ipperwash from Phragmites! Ipperwash Beach & Dunes Phragmites Spading Day – Friday, August 11, 2017 – 9:00 TO 12:30
with provided for those who register.
Spading Demonstration at 9:00 a.m. Spading from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Lunch at 6492 West Parkway Drive
Meeting Point: On the Beach at the end of Ipperwash Road

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The Circle of Life for Phragmites

Phragmites have three periods of growth: Translocating, Dormant and Growing. Translocating This takes place from late Summer until early Fall, or the first frost. This is when Phragmites is sending an increased amount of carbohydrates and nutrients from the leaves and stems

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Phrag Friday: Tag – You’re It

On the Ground Preparation-Phragmites Tagging The IPP are pleased to be participating in the Phragmites Adaptive Management Framework. This is an international effort involving the whole Great Lakes Basin. Monitoring the growth and treatment of Phragmites and sharing information will improve our ability to effectively treat

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