James Porte aka JL, Invasive Species Coordinator is an Ojibway from the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation on beautiful Lake Simcoe, Ontario. Much of his early life was spent outdoors appreciating the wild spaces and developing a deep love for Mother Earth. His schooling through Sir Sandford Fleming as an Environmental Technician helped him hone his skills and open career paths where he can turn his passion into a paycheck.
Phone: 705-437-1337 ext 2285
Current Species of Concern
Current locations of Invasive Species on Georgina Island
Grow Me Instead: This guide identifies invasive garden plants and provides suitable native or non-native, non-invasive alternatives.
Invasive Plant Species on Georgina Island Brochure
Invasive Species Aquatic Insects on and around Georgina Island Brochure
Clean Equipment Protocol for Industry: Inspecting and cleaning equipment for the purposes of invasive species prevention
Best Management Practices Series:
The Invasive Species Centre | Preventing the Spread
Ontario’s Invasive Species Awareness Program
Ontario Invasive Plant Council