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Be on the lookout! Oak wilt

Be on the lookout! Oak wilt

Featured Invasive- Oak wilt Common name: Oak wilt Scientific name: Bretziella fagacearum Origin: Unknown, first detected in Wisconsin in the 1940s.   Description Oak wilt is a fungal disease of oak trees that usually kills infected trees. Oak wilt spreads through two pathways. The aboveground pathway occurs when nitidulid beetles carry oak wilt spores from […]

By April 20, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Invasive Species Webinar Series!

Invasive Species Webinar Series!

Flyer here: FLPrism-Invasives webinar series (copy and paste links to join meetings) PAST: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 12-1 P.M.: Newly Launched Invasive Species Activity Guide for Educators Nadia Harvieux and Patty Wakefield-Brown, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges; and a representative from Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District Activity guide available here: […]

By April 10, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Be on the lookout- Garlic Mustard!

Be on the lookout- Garlic Mustard!

Garlic Mustard WotW

By March 27, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Disposal Station Instructions

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Disposal Station Instructions

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Disposal Station Instructions AIS Disposal Station Instructions 3.17.20 (pdf) In order to provide an easy place for boaters to dispose of invasive species at a boat launch, and to spread knowledge about the Clean, Drain, Dry message at boat launches, a number of access sites have AIS Disposal Stations installed on […]

By March 17, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Request for Proposals- Invasive Species Projects

Request for Proposals- Invasive Species Projects

Full proposal is available here: FLPRISM_RFP_2020_10Feb2020_final 2020 Request for Proposals Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (FL-PRISM) Subcontract Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 03/10/2020 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 […]

By February 11, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Request for Bid

Request for Bid

Request for Bid (full package RFB_Facilitation_FingerLakesPRISM) Facilitation of the Finger Lakes PRISM 5-year strategic plan Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (FL-PRISM) Subcontract Deadline for receipt of Proposals: 02/21/20 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 […]

By February 7, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
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 →