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Invasive Species Webinar Series!
By October 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Invasive Species Webinar Series!

The Finger Lakes PRISM webinar series has hosted 12 webinars with nearly 1,000 participants. Recordings of most of the presentations are listed below. 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 […]

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RFQ for Post-treatment assessment of Cumming Nature Center
By September 24, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

RFQ for Post-treatment assessment of Cumming Nature Center

Full announcement, Schedule A and Schedule B available here: RFQ 2020 – CNC_Post_assessment Request for Quotes (RFQ) Post-treatment assessment of Cumming Nature Center Release Date: September 24, 2020 Bid due date and time: October 2, 2020 by 5:00 P.M. Hobart and William Smith Colleges | 300 Pulteney Street | Geneva, NY 14456 Article 1: Background/ […]

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Flowering Rush
By August 19, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Flowering Rush

Eric Randall, Ph.D., our iMapInvasives botanist/confirmer and Conesus Lake Association member talks about the incredibly successful reproduction strategy of Botomus umbellatus (flowering rush). If you see this beautiful beast, gently remove the roots and discard and let us know! #mapit

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Dept. of the Interior Draft Invasive Species Strategic Plan – Listening Sessions, Public Comment
By August 17, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Dept. of the Interior Draft Invasive Species Strategic Plan – Listening Sessions, Public Comment

Interior is pleased to announce that the draft Plan is now available for public review (press release). Your input and that from others received from key groups during the fall listening sessions as well as any written comments influenced the content of the draft Plan.   There are two upcoming public teleconference listening sessions to […]

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Lake Fact Sheets are HERE!
By June 8, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Lake Fact Sheets are HERE!

To celebrate NY Invasive Species Awareness Week, the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges launched a Finger Lakes Fact Sheet project to honor the 11 Finger Lakes in the region. We created fact cards for each of the lakes with special information about each of the lakes with physical features of the […]

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NYISAW Lineup is here!
By May 29, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

NYISAW Lineup is here!

Activities Set for New York’s Seventh Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week, June 7-13th The theme this year is “2020 Vision: Focus on Invasive Species” and we have a great lineup of events!   GENEVA, NY – This year marks the seventh Invasive Species Awareness Week in New York. Some of the greatest harm to our natural […]

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Finger Lakes PRISM Full Partner Meeting!
By May 27, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Finger Lakes PRISM Full Partner Meeting!

FRIDAY, MAY 29, 10am- 11:30am Finger Lakes PRISM Full Partner Meeting 10am-11am: Featured Speaker: Thomas Allgaier, NYS Dept. of Ag and Markets, Division of Plant Industry; TOPIC: ‘Spotted Lanternfly, 2020 CAPS targets, Asian Longhorned Beetle, Golden Nematode, European Cherry Fruit Fly, Plum Pox Virus, and other invasives on the horizon including Asian Giant Hornet’ 11am-11:30am: […]

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Hydrilla Marketing Campaign RFB
By April 22, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Hydrilla Marketing Campaign RFB

Request for Bids (RFB) Marketing Campaign to Increase Awareness of Harm and Impact of Hydrilla and Address Prevention and Reporting Strategies Release Date: April 22, 2020 Bid due date and time: May 29, 2020 by 5:00 P.M. Full Package available here: RFB 2020 – Hydrilla_Marketing_CampaignV2 Insurance addendum: Addendum 1_RFP Tax and Audit Services_2019 Questions and […]

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Invasive Species Activity Guide Presentation Available
By April 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Invasive Species Activity Guide Presentation Available

On April 15, 2020, the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District presented a webinar on their new invasive species activity guide developed in concert between the two organizations with funding from Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District. Unfortunately, the webinar was not recorded, […]

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Be on the lookout! Oak wilt
By April 20, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

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 […]

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