Invasive Species Removal

July 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
16160 Highway 12 East
ON L4R 4K6
Anna Bolliger

Help restore native wildlife habitat by removing invasive alien species at the Wye Marsh this summer. 

Join Wye Marsh’s Stewardship Team to learn how to safely remove invasive plants from the area. Please meet us at the Visitors Centre at the times listed below. If possible, bring your gardening gloves, drinking water, and bug spray.

Please call Anna at 705-526-7809 ext. 205, or email

Phragmites Removal

Invasive Phragmites is a perennial grass that has been damaging ecosystems in Ontario for decades. This alien species takes over shorelines and affects the growth of native plants and the habitat and/ or food supply of many different species.

Pre-registration is required. Please email to register.

Where: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre’s far access (directions and map to be provided upon registration) When: Saturday, July 15 & 22 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm  Who: Anyone who would like to help. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. What to bring: Please bring your own spade, rubberized gloves, rubber boots, sunscreen, bug spray, a hat, and water.

Participants can stay as pull for as long as they like. Give 30 minutes, an hour or more – and it WILL make a difference!