Shared: Volunteers needed to help removed invasive phragmites from Tay Township shoreline
Volunteers are needed to help fight the invasive species wreaking havoc on the shores of Sturgeon Bay in Tay Township.
Resident Donna Deneault, with the help of Georgian Bay Forever, will be out on Saturday, Aug. 18, removing phragmites from the local shoreline.
Volunteers are needed to assist and get out into the water to cut down the invasive plant and bring it to shore, where it will be properly disposed of.
Phragmites is a tall, fast-growing plant invading ditches and shorelines. It is a nutrient bully that disperses a chemical and chokes out the roots of other plants. The plant takes over shorelines killing other aquatic life and plants.
Tay Township residents are invited to come out on Saturday at 10 a.m. to the west shore at the south…