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Fall 2020 Boat Launch Inventory Map

Fall 2020 Boat Launch Inventory Map

Link: https://hws.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=1429ca3917f7452f9c78aae09c21a6f2 In the fall of 2020, the FLI conducted an inventory of all public boat launches throughout the Finger Lakes PRISM region. Data collected on each boat launch included: boat launch type, condition of the boat ramp and parking lots, restroom facilities (presence and type), AIS disposal boxes, signboards, signage, fee-for–use kiosks, use restrictions, […]

By July 2, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
There is No Perfect Place: Watercraft Stewardship and Outreach in the Finger Lakes

There is No Perfect Place: Watercraft Stewardship and Outreach in the Finger Lakes

By Nick Aiezza Today I watched three grey squirrels chase one another around and up and across the telephone pole and powerlines outside my apartment in downtown Canandaigua. They appeared almost sluggish, slipping over the paved environment with the clumsy assuredness of a tentative cliff jumper. The powerline is a safe, albeit unsteady, artificial passage […]

By June 28, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Finger Lakes PRISM Strategic Plan 2025

Finger Lakes PRISM Strategic Plan 2025

Our strategic plan for 2025 has just been released! Follow the link below to learn more about the PRISM’s priorities for the next four years. Finger Lakes PRISM Strategic Plan FINAL 6-24-21(1)

By June 25, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Hydrilla Monitoring, Treatments Scheduled for Cayuga Lake’s South End

Hydrilla Monitoring, Treatments Scheduled for Cayuga Lake’s South End

    Cayuga Lake hydrilla update Thanks to vigilant monitoring and effective treatment response, hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) is being controlled in Cayuga Inlet, Cascadilla Creek, Fall Creek, and around the south end of Cayuga Lake. To prevent further spread of this aggressive invasive aquatic species, the Tompkins County Hydrilla Task Force has developed a monitoring […]

By June 24, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
2020-2021 Annual Report is here!

2020-2021 Annual Report is here!

Full report available here: 2020_2021_AnnualReport_FingerLakesPRISM Letter from the Coordinator New York Tough. That is the phrase that bears to mind when reflecting on 2020. We hunkered down and fought our way through the rising COVID 19 rate of infection. In contrast, we saw community members seek outdoor solace in droves via our coveted trailway systems, waterways, […]

By June 10, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
New York Invasive Species Awareness Week in the Finger Lakes! (6/6-6/12/21)

New York Invasive Species Awareness Week in the Finger Lakes! (6/6-6/12/21)

  Invasive species are our specialty, so we have a few events going on to help you celebrate this year’s NY Invasive Species Awareness Week! Taking place from Sunday, June 6th to Saturday, June 12th, this is the perfect opportunity to get outside and take a look at invasive species threatening ecosystems in the Finger […]

By May 27, 2021 1 Comments Read More →
Request for Proposals is HERE!

Request for Proposals is HERE!

Full proposal found here: FLPRISM_RFP_2021_Final_22March2021 2021 Request for Proposals Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (FL-PRISM) Subcontract Deadline for receipt of Proposals: 04/19/2021   Background and Purpose The Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (Finger Lakes-PRISM) is a network of partners in 17 counties in the Finger Lakes region of New York […]

By April 10, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Join Us in Helping Find Invasive Species!

Join Us in Helping Find Invasive Species!

We are excited to launch our Trail and Macrophyte Surveys for 2021! Whether you love being out on the water or hitting the trail, we need people to help us find invasive species wherever they may be! You can learn more here: http://fingerlakesinvasives.org/invasive-survey/ Click here to register.

By March 16, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
2021-2025 Federal Invasive Species Plan

2021-2025 Federal Invasive Species Plan

The US Department of the Interior just released their invasive species strategic plan for the next five years! Link: DOI Invasive Species Strategic Plan 2021-2025 “Interior is pleased to announce its new Invasive Species Strategic Plan, developed pursuant to the John D. Dingell Jr., Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (Public Law 116-9). The Plan sets […]

By January 15, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Invasive Species Webinar Series!

Invasive Species Webinar Series!

PREVIOUS WEBINARS: PAST: Protecting Rare Species from Invasives in the Finger Lakes Presenter: Steve Young, Chief Botanist, NY Natural Heritage Program When: Jan 12, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Meeting Recording: https://hws.zoom.us/rec/share/4vjU_6x44V4RFNgW7kL0sEU3_LPYfQ6e8rCaaGjH1uY92B78O-UWDb04M4FYpNJO.ZLsgs5tX9k6wcWok  A Review of AIS Monitoring in the Finger Lakes, 2016-2020 Presenter: Kathryn Monacelli, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William […]

By October 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →