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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 →
Macrophyte Survey Newsletter is here!

Macrophyte Survey Newsletter is here!

By August 20, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
2019 NYISAW Lineup is Here!

2019 NYISAW Lineup is Here!

                    Invasive species are on the move; everyone can help to stop their spread Activities Set for New York’s SIXTH Invasive Species Awareness Week, July 7-13th GENEVA, NY – This year marks the SIXTH Invasive Species Awareness Week in New York. Some of the greatest harm […]

By July 3, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Bootbrush Stations

Bootbrush Stations

PlayCleanGo – Stop Invasive Species In Your Tracks is a Trademarked logo and set of invasive species messages targeting terrestrial activities Basic Message: Help Prevent the Spread of Invasive Plant and Animals Arrive with clean gear Burn local or certified firewood Use local or weed-free hay Stay on the trails Before leaving, remove mud and […]

By June 19, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Salvaging the Ash

Salvaging the Ash

The emerald ash borer may have won in New York. Last summer DEC abandoned its quarantine area, admitting that the regulation wasn’t effective in stopping the spread of the pest. The state created the quarantine in 2015 to slow the insect, which is a shiny green beetle about the size of a penny.

By April 5, 2019 Read More →