Project: Bay of Quinte Phragmites Search

Quinte Conservation’s Brad McNevin tells us about the Bay of Quinte Phragmites Search Project happening in wetlands and shorelines in Prince Edward County Ontario.

What type of project is this?

  • Research

Who are your partners in this effort?

  • Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources¬†

What are the funding sources for this project?

This project is part of the Great Lakes water levels research.

What are the goals and objectives for the project?

To document the occurrence of Phragmites within certain wetlands to determine if the locations and distribution is being captured within a predictive GIS model.

What type of land does your project target?

Coastal wetlands

Do you monitor the areas that you manage? If so, what does that entail?

We certainly have monitoring programs that are part of our daily operations but at this point we have not developed specific Phragmites monitoring programs.

What is the status of the program and are you seeing results?

We had our first trial run in the winter and we have not heard if the funding will be released for this coming winter.

 

For more information contact:

Brad McNevin
2061 Old Highway #2
R.R. #2
Belleville, Ontario
K8N4Z2, CA
bmcnevin@quinteconservation.ca
(613)968-3434