The Georgian Bay Biosphere is launching the second edition of the Life on the Bay Stewardship Guide! Join this virtual stewardship party to celebrate with us and enjoy a line up of speakers on key stewardship topics. Register here 1. Shorelines & Native Plants - Julia Sutton, Sweetfern Consulting A naturalized shoreline is a strong
This is the first webinar in the Tackling Food Waste mini-series. Food waste is expensive, gross, and contributes to greenhouse gases. Join us to learn more about preventing waste with some simple actions you can take at home. Complementary Food Waste guides are also available! For a paperless version or sneak peak, check out Rock What
This is the final webinar in the Tackling Food Waste mini-series. Food waste is expensive, gross, and contributes to greenhouse gases. Join us to learn more about preventing waste with some simple actions you can take at home. Complementary Food Waste guides are also available! For a paperless version or sneak peak, check out Rock What
Advanced septic systems, sometimes referred to as a tertiary treatment system, can require less space than conventional septic systems and may work in instances where shallow soils or other landscape features pose challenges to design. In this webinar, we're joined by septic system designer Caroline Newby as she shares the differences between the systems, how
In this one day workshop participants will learn the benefit of honeybees, basic bee biology, how to get started in beekeeping, common pests and diseases, and how to harvest honey. All levels of experience are welcome. An examination of an active beehive will be dependent on availability and weather. Register here!
Meet at the Orrville Community Centre, 1207 Hwy 518, Orrville Turtles, snakes, and skinks, oh my! Join GBB's species at risk technician Heather on the Seguin Trail to discover some of the special reptiles that call this region home. Explore their unique lifestyles and the challenges they face! Register here!
Exciting news! GBB staff are offering small-group hatchery tours and turtle release events throughout August! Turtle Release Dates involve meeting at a drive-to location outside of Parry Sound (site provided after registration) and hiking to a release spot. Please only sign up for this activity if you're able to hike through 100 meters of forest terrain. Allow 2-3
A Bioblitz brings people together to discover local plants and animals, and record their findings! Add your observations to the Georgian Bay Biosphere project on iNaturalist throughout August for your chance to win a prize! Participation is easy: 1) Create an iNaturalist Account (www.inaturalist.ca) 2) Join the Georgian Bay Biosphere iNaturalist Project (https://inaturalist.ca/projects/georgian-bay-biosphere) 3) Under
Join Chef Roy & the Biosphere to celebrate the humble mushroom this fall at Georgian Nordic, Parry Sound. This experience includes a guided hike where we'll learn to identify several common fungi species. After the hike, Chef Roy will cook with our wild finds and provide delicious samples! Register here!
Join Dr. Becky Pollock and Katrina Krievins for an overview and discussion about the evolution of the 'State of the Bay' program for eastern Georgian Bay. Review the key trends and themes, reflect on the environmental legacy of colonization, and how new approaches that integrate Anishinaabek knowledge are being used to deepen our collective understanding.
EVENT CANCELLED **Due to the Snowfest Ice Fishing Derby being cancelled because of poor ice conditions**
Join the Biosphere and the Township of Seguin during March Break to explore the forest at Humphrey Barn and Nature Trails! We will lead a hike through the forest to explore and learn all about the unqiue species and habitats in the region! Registration Required