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Protecting our environment and creating vibrant communities.

Building a sustainable future together

We are a charity that supports biodiversity & creates vibrant communities through our conservation, education, culture, and sustainable development programs.

Welcome to the world’s largest freshwater archipelago!

The Georgian Bay Mnidoo Gamii Biosphere is a region of global ecological significance that makes an ongoing commitment to the United Nations to strive for sustainability. Here, people are inspired to live and work in harmony with nature. The Georgian Bay Biosphere is situated within Anishinaabek territory, and we partner with First Nations and Indigenous peoples to care for our shared air, land, and water.

 “The Bay is an amazing resource we must share; seasonal cottager, transient tourist and year rounders… and we must all respect the Bay to ensure the next ‘seven generations’ will have the good fortune to be amazed like we were.”

– Tonia Blenkarn, Past Board Member

About Us

The Georgian Bay Biosphere (GBB) is a non-profit registered Canadian charity. We are a community-based organization that works with partners in our region to protect the environment, create vibrant communities and support a healthy economy by building capacity through education and culture.

We invite you to get involved!

People & Nature in Balance: Biospheres in Action

Support Your Biosphere

With your support, we can expand our impact in the Georgian Bay region through conservation and education.

We are a registered Canadian charity #87100 1335 RR0001