For summer 2023, we’re offering discovery paddles, musical events, plus nature and fire pump education. All events are FREE. The listing below will be kept current if anything changes, or stay tuned to our BNIA emails and social media for updates. For a calendar view of the summer go here.
REGISTRATION: Some events require registration, which you can do here. This works best from your computer (in a web browser). To register using a mobile device (phone or tablet), you must first download the Google Sheets app. If that doesn’t work for you, register by sending the event name and your name to email@example.com.
Join BNIA first responders and firefighters Rob Leblond and Marcus Sandhar for an introduction to owning and operating a cottage fire pump. This session will discuss fire emergency preparation and demonstrate how to operate a fire pump. Everyone is welcome.
This is a series of drop-in musical jam sessions hosted at Dragonfly Rock, Alison Wilkin’s property in central Bayfield Inlet, by Alison and Tom. The genre is whatever you like: blues, folk, pop or rock ’n’ roll. BYOI.
The windswept white pines that grace so many of our islands are the subject of this Georgian Bay Biosphere guided excursion among old-growth trees at the historic Isle of Pine property at the southern end of Bayfield Inlet. Come prepared for trails!
Join BNIA first responders and firefighters Marcus Sandhar and Rob Leblond for an introduction to owning and operating a cottage fire pump. This session will discuss fire emergency preparation and demonstrate how to operate a fire pump. Everyone is welcome.
Join Bayfield cottager Alison Wilkin as she explores a two-channel loop south of Gibraltar Island. This route is difficult to navigate by motor boat, but offers excellent sights and discoveries by paddle.
Join Aaron Rusak of the Land Georgian Bay Land Trust for an interpreted paddling tour around Bayfield Inlet. Learn about coastal wetlands, aquatic plants, and the herpetofauna of the unique Georgian Bay ecosystem. We’ll explore the shores and islands of Alexander Passage in this 5–6K loop that starts and ends at the Bayfield Boat Club marina, with a stop for a picnic lunch.