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Request for Bids: Herbicide Control of Water Chestnut in FL-PRISM Region

Request for Bids: Herbicide Control of Water Chestnut in FL-PRISM Region

Project Title Chemical control of water chestnut in Finger Lakes and Great Lakes Region.   Project Description In late June to early August, the contractor will perform herbicide treatment of water chestnut in Red Creek, located in Wolcott, NY (approx. 7acres) and Seneca River/Barge Canal adjacent to Howland Island Wildlife Management Area, Conquest, NY (approx. […]

By May 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Join us for the spring partner meeting!

Join us for the spring partner meeting!

    You Are Invited! FL-PRISM Full Partner Meeting May 16, 11:30-3:30 Baltimore Woods Nature Center 4007 Bishop Hill Road, PO Box 133 Marcellus, NY 13108 http://baltimorewoods.org/visit/interpretive-center-trails/ Agenda 11:30 Welcome & introductions Everyone 11:45 Baltimore Woods Nature Center and Central New York Land Trust Invasive Species Inventory and Management Tracking Using iMapInvasives Julie Grinstead, 2016 Invasive […]

By May 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Schumer: Recent Discovery of 27 Acre Area of Hydrilla in Cayuga Lake Means Invasive Species Could Soon Conquer Waterays

Schumer: Recent Discovery of 27 Acre Area of Hydrilla in Cayuga Lake Means Invasive Species Could Soon Conquer Waterays

Read pdf available here: Final Rls Seneca County Hydrilla Event 4.12.2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Wednesday, April 12, 2017 CONTACT: Jason Kaplan, 202-224-7433   SCHUMER: RECENT DISCOVERY OF 27 ACRE AREA OF HYDRILLA IN CAYUGA LAKE MEANS INVASIVE SPECIES COULD SOON CONQUER WATERWAYS; SENATOR PUSHES FOR CRITICAL FED FUNDS TO HELP ERADICATE INVASIVE SPECIES ONCE AND FOR ALL […]

By April 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Invasive Forest Pest Outreach Workshop

Invasive Forest Pest Outreach Workshop

Invasive Forest Pest Outreach Workshop, Friday, April 14th, 2017, 9:00am-3:30pm Skaneateles Library, 49 East Genesee Street Skaneateles, NY 13152 Goal: Raise awareness and knowledge of forest pests and their impact on our forest and urban forests. Tap into the peer-to-peer multiplying effect of our volunteers who work in their communities. Offer identification, support and next […]

By April 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
WE ARE HIRING!

WE ARE HIRING!

The Finger Lakes Institute is now hiring for the following full-time, temporary positions: Water Chestnut Strike Team Leader– 1 position, 12 weeks, $14/hr Water Chestnut Strike Team– 6 positions, 10 weeks, $12/hr Watercraft Steward Coordinator– 1 position, May through Labor Day Weekend- Must be available to work weekends and holidays, $15/hr Watercraft Steward– Multiple locations […]

By March 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
2016-2017 Partner Accomplishment Survey

2016-2017 Partner Accomplishment Survey

The FL-PRISM is seeking information about our partner programs to include in our 2016_2017 Annual Report. This report will highlight the amazing work of our partners across the region and we need you and your data. The survey is segmented into two parts. Feel free to complete one or both sections, as your data and […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
FL-PRISM Call for Proposals

FL-PRISM Call for Proposals

 2017-2018 Request for Proposals Full RFP available here Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (FL-PRISM) Subcontract Deadline for receipt of Proposals: March 24, 2017 Any questions regarding this Request for Proposals should be directed to the Finger Lakes PRISM Coordinator: Hilary R. Mosher, mosher@hws.edu, 315-781-4385 2017/2018 Program Objectives: The FL-PRISM is requesting proposals […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
EPA GLRI Water Chestnut Project Meeting, Finger Lakes Institute, Feb 15, Noon-3pm

EPA GLRI Water Chestnut Project Meeting, Finger Lakes Institute, Feb 15, Noon-3pm

Water Chestnut Partnership Meeting Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 12:00-3:00pm Seneca Room Agenda 12:00pm-12:15pm: Welcome/Introductions 12:15pm-1:15pm: 2016 Summary – round table Days spent in the field, acres managed, weights pulled Share maps Success of methodologies, thoughts/comments Additional 2016 partner events that were particularly successful or not 1:15pm-2:00pm: Schedule – round table Scheduled public pulls If not […]

By February 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Oak Wilt: Detecting and Controlling a Lethal Disease, March 22, FLCC

Oak Wilt: Detecting and Controlling a Lethal Disease, March 22, FLCC

Oak Wilt (flier, pdf) Karen Lynn Snover-Clift– Cornell University, Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic, Director and NE Plant Diagnostic Network, Jerry Carlson– Research Scientist and Chief, Forest Health Protection, Div. of Lands and Forests, NYSDEC   Workshop Agenda 9:00 – 9:10 Welcome 9:10 – 10:10  Introduction to the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic. Oak Wilt biology, range, lab testing […]

By February 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
HWA Film Screening and Community Discussion with Mark Whitmore

HWA Film Screening and Community Discussion with Mark Whitmore

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: A Film About the Loss of an Ecosystem  Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM    Join CLWA and the NYS Hemlock Initiative on Thursday, February 23rd for a screening of Chris Foito’s film “The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid”, followed by a discussion with the state’s top HWA researcher, Mark Whitmore (Forest Entomologist, Cornell […]

By February 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →