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Phragmites Boat Tour (Essexville)

Sponsoring Organization: Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) and Bay County

Date: September 29

Location : Finn Road Boat Launch, 2300 N Finn Road, Essexville, MI 48732

Start Time: 8 am

End Time: 5 pm

Description of the Event: 

Hampton Township treatment site. Tours leaving every 1/2 hour from the boat launch.

Learn about the effects of invasive phragmites on recreation and the ecosystem of Saginaw Bay from the deck of a charter fishing boat. Local naturalists will explain the issues caused by invasive phragmites and showcase areas where treatment has effectively killed the majority of the infestation. These free tours last approximately 1/2 hours and are family friendly.

Education Credit Hours: Please check with your Extension Agent

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