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Finger Lakes Prism Full Partner Meeting – Fall 2019

Finger Lakes Prism Full Partner Meeting – Fall 2019

Our Fall Partners Meeting was a success. Thanks to everyone who attended. The presentations are included in this post.

By December 7, 2019 Read More →
Japanese angelica tree found in Monroe County!

Japanese angelica tree found in Monroe County!

Japanese angelica tree (Aralia elata), a fast-growing invasive tree that poses a serious threat to native plants and ecosystems, has, for the first time, been confirmed in the Finger Lakes, growing in a park in Monroe county. First introduced as an ornamental landscaping plant, the species has escaped into and wreaked havoc upon natural areas […]

By November 19, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
K9’s Clear Invasives

K9’s Clear Invasives

Detection dogs are now being trained to hunt down invasive species.

By November 1, 2019 Read More →
The Hunt for Hydrilla Continues

The Hunt for Hydrilla Continues

Our survey efforts in 2019 are focused on the boat movement pathway of invasion. Specifically, we are surveying areas around boat launches and marinas. We started out collecting macrophyte data every 100 meters anywhere the water depth was 25 feet or shallower, within 1 mile of a launch/marina. Once Hydrilla was detected in late August, […]

By October 23, 2019 Read More →
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

Full plan available here: ANSTF-Strategic-Plan-2020-2025 Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Strategic Plan for 2020 – 2025 Executive Summary Aquatic nuisance species (ANS)1 are nonindigenous species that threaten the diversity or abundance of native species, the ecological stability of infested waters, or any commercial, agricultural, aquacultural, or recreational activities dependent on such waters. As the world […]

By October 16, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Giant Hogweed/MAM/Spotted Lanternfly Training Workshop

Giant Hogweed/MAM/Spotted Lanternfly Training Workshop

2019 Giant Hogweed/MAM/Spotted Lanternfly Training Workshop – Livingston County October 29, 2019 – 8:00am-11:30am Watershed Education Center 5828 Big Tree Road, Lakeville, NY *Pesticide credits are available * Please register by Friday, October 25 to: info@conesuslake.org or (585) 721-6170 Agenda 8:00am-8:15am Welcome and Introductions – Mary Underhill, Livingston County Planning Dept. 8:15am-8:45am Invasive Species, Identification […]

By October 10, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Spotted Lanternfly on the Move

Spotted Lanternfly on the Move

Spotted lanternfly are on the move, looking for places to lay their eggs. Keep an eye out for this threat and report any sightings as soon as possible.

By September 27, 2019 Read More →
Improving Ecosystems with Aquatic Plants

Improving Ecosystems with Aquatic Plants

Wetland restoration is critical for improving ecosystem services, but many aquatic plant nurseries do not have facilities similar to those typically used for large-scale plant production.

By September 17, 2019 Read More →
A Guide to Nonnative Invasive Plants Inventoried in the North by Forest Inventory and Analysis

A Guide to Nonnative Invasive Plants Inventoried in the North by Forest Inventory and Analysis

A Guide to Nonnative Invasive Plants Inventoried in the North by Forest Inventory and Analysis Cassandra Olson Anita F. Cholewa Available here as a pdf download: USDA_USFS_Guidetononnativeplants

By August 20, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection

Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection

Know-Observe-Report Know the high priority invasives If you observe these in a waterbody, mark the location and take a photo Report the observation to FLXplantID@gmail.com Help us detect the region’s most dangerous invasives before it is too late! Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection Card: Early Detection card

By August 20, 2019 0 Comments Read More →