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Scientists dive into museum collections to reveal the invasion route of a small crustacean

Scientists dive into museum collections to reveal the invasion route of a small crustacean

Biological invasions are widely recognized as one of the most significant components of global change. Far-reaching and fast-spreading, they often have harmful effects on biodiversity.

“Regrettably, the steadily diminishing pool of experts capable of accurately identifying species poses a serious threat in this field.”

Invasive Species Awareness Week 2018

Invasive Species Awareness Week 2018

Invasive Species Awareness Week is July 8-14. Help us make this year’s program even more successful than last year. Plan a program and get it on our calendar. Read more for details and a list of ideas for programs.

By May 23, 2018 Read More →
Request for Bids- Herbicide Treatment on the Finger Lakes National Forest

Request for Bids- Herbicide Treatment on the Finger Lakes National Forest

FLNF non-native invasive plant herbicide treatments along trails Contact the Finger Lakes PRISM for full contract package at FLPRISM@GMAIL.com Application deadline is May 18, 2018 at 12pm Eastern. Contract specifications: A contractor is sought to treat non-native invasive plants (NNIP) along four miles of trail on the Finger Lakes National Forest (FLNF) this summer, plus […]

Partner Survey 2017-18

Partner Survey 2017-18

We continue to grow our efforts to combat invasive species in our region thanks to the dedicated efforts of our partners. Sharing the regional scale of these efforts through our annual report helps us to bring more focus and grant money to the task. We ask you to take 15 minutes to complete our survey. […]

By April 3, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Finger Lakes PRISM Annual Report for 2016-2017

Finger Lakes PRISM Annual Report for 2016-2017

Read the full report here: 2016_2017AnnualReport_07_19_17 Partners, The Finger Lakes-PRISM saw much growth over the 2016-2017 fiscal year. We trained 110 people in the iMapInvasives mapping system which saw 7,874 observations input into the mapping system for the region. We continued to engage partners to pilot bootbrush stations on their trails and properties; sponsored two AIS […]

By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
2017 Finger Lakes Research Conference- Register Today!

2017 Finger Lakes Research Conference- Register Today!

JOIN US! 2017 Finger Lakes Research Conference November 17, 2017   The BIG THREE in the Finger Lakes: Contaminants, Invasive Species, and Excess Nutrients This year’s program will focus on the BIG THREE issues in the Finger Lakes and showcase research and strategies to combat them. Presentations will be made on emerging contaminants, invasive species, […]

By October 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Species Spotlight- Crazy Snake-Worm!

Species Spotlight- Crazy Snake-Worm!

Check out the National Park Service NE Temperate Network Inventory and Monitoring Program SPECIES SPOTLIGHT on the Crazy Snake-Worm (Amynthas agrestis). We have been getting many reports of this crazy invasive over the past few months so take a look at what the experts say about this earthworm that might be coming to a garden near […]

By October 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
EPA Announces $900,000 in Federal Grants to Tackle Invasive Species in New York State

EPA Announces $900,000 in Federal Grants to Tackle Invasive Species in New York State

https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-announces-900000-federal-grants-tackle-invasive-species-new-york-state EPA Announces $900,000 in Federal Grants to Tackle Invasive Species in New York State 09/08/2017 Contact Information:  Tayler Covington (covington.tayler@epa.gov) 212-637-3662 (New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $900,000 to the Hobart and William Smith Colleges to address two invasive species in the Great Lakes and Finger Lakes regions of New York […]

By September 20, 2017 165 Comments Read More →
NY Invasive Species Awareness Week Lineup! SEVENTY events across the Finger Lakes!

NY Invasive Species Awareness Week Lineup! SEVENTY events across the Finger Lakes!

Download the Flier ISAW_’17 Today! Invasive species are on the move; everyone can help to stop their spread Activities Set for New York’s FOURTH Invasive Species Awareness Week, July 9-15th GENEVA, NY – This year marks the fourth Invasive Species Awareness Week in New York State. Last year over 100 invasive species activities occurred throughout the […]

By June 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Finger Lakes MOST UNWANTED- Water Chestnut

Finger Lakes MOST UNWANTED- Water Chestnut

HELP US PULL THIS PLANT! See it + Pull it = Prevent it! Volunteers are needed to help pull water chestnut in the Finger Lakes region! Sponsored by the FL-PRISM, Genesee Audubon Society, Wayne County SWCD, Friends of Montezuma Wetlands Complex, MARSH!, CCE Onondaga Co., Oneida Lake Association, Bartle Road Bait & Tackle, NYS DEC, […]

By June 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →