Invasive Species Pulls

Help restore native wildlife habitat by removing invasive alien species at the Wye Marsh this summer. 

Join Wye Marsh's Stewardship Team to learn how to safely remove invasive plants from the area.Please meet us at the Visitors Centre at the times listed below. If possible, bring your gardening gloves, drinking water, and bug spray.

Registration not required, but it would be great to know you are coming! 

Please call Anna at 705-526-7809 ext. 205, or email


Garlic Mustard Removal

Saturday, June 3 from 9:00am – 11:00am
Saturday, June 17 from 9:00am – 11:00am

Lesser Periwinkle Removal

Saturday, June 10 from 9:00am – 11:00am

Spotted Knapweed Removal

Saturday, June 24 from 9:00am – 11:00am

Phragmites Removal

Invasive Phragmites is a perennial grass that has been damaging ecosystems in Ontario for decades. This alien species takes over shorelines and affects the growth of native plans and the habitat and/ or food supply of many different species.

Pre-registration is required. Please email to register.

Where: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre's far access (directions and map to be provided upon registration)
When: Saturday, July 15 & 22 from 8:00am – 4:00pm 
Who: Anyone who would like to help. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
What to bring: Please bring your own spade, rubberized gloves, rubber boots, sunscreen, bug spray, hat and water.

Participants can stay as pull for as long as they like. Give 30 minutes, an hour or more – and it WILL make a difference!


Thank you for helping Wye Marsh reclaim vital wetland habitat from this aggressive alien species for all species!


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