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Monarch butterfly, photo credit: Meg Wallace Photography

Here you can learn more about ecosystem health in eastern and northern Georgian Bay.

You can download the 16-page State of the Bay report or just flip through it on this homepage.

Are you keen to know the whole story? Download the whole 195-page Background Report or just individual sections. They each provide in-depth discussion about key issues, trends, and results, as well as recommendations for future State of the Bay environmental research and monitoring.

Special thanks to lead author, David Bywater of the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve, for compiling this excellent research, and to the many expert reviewers who contributed to the success of this project.

If you value future environmental research and reporting, please invest in the State of the Bay program, with a donation.

Thank you!

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Background Report
State Of The Bay Background Report 22.2 MiB 780
State Of The Bay Background Report Cover Page 3.8 MiB 566
State Of The Bay Background Report Introduction 5.3 MiB 681
State Of The Bay Background Report Total Phosphorus 7.3 MiB 904
State Of The Bay Background Report Fish Community Health 4.5 MiB 854
State Of The Bay Background Report Natural Cover 5.5 MiB 675
State Of The Bay Background Report Large Natural Areas 6.0 MiB 692
State Of The Bay Background Report Coastal Wetland Cover 6.5 MiB 754
State Of The Bay Background Report Wetland Macrophyte Index 4.7 MiB 783
State Of The Bay Background Report Water Levels 9.7 MiB 530
State Of The Bay Background Report Invasive Species 4.0 MiB 815
State Of The Bay Background Report Species At Risk 3.9 MiB 778
State Of The Bay Background Report References Acronyms Acknowledgments 4.0 MiB 862
State of the Bay Report Card & Maps
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_Twelve Mile Bay & Go Home Bay region 5.2 MiB 775
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_Britt region 3.8 MiB 691
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_Cognashene & Honey Harbour region 3.6 MiB 953
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_French River region 3.5 MiB 637
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_McGregor & Killarney region 2.2 MiB 522
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_Massasauga region 5.5 MiB 1424
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_Pointe au Baril region 3.9 MiB 999
State of the Bay_Natural Cover map_Parry Sound & Carling regions 4.7 MiB 1251
State Of The Bay Report Card 14.9 MiB 1434