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Salvaging the Ash
By April 5, 2019 Read More →

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.

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Polar Vortex – Friend or just a Cold Shoulder
By March 29, 2019 Read More →

Polar Vortex – Friend or just a Cold Shoulder

The polar vortex that hit Central NY in late January may have helped out with the effort to reduce the impact of invasive species.

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2019 Land Manager’s Guide to Developing an Invasive Plant Management Plan
By March 5, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

2019 Land Manager’s Guide to Developing an Invasive Plant Management Plan

The Guide focuses on the process of invasive plant management planning and deciding how to focus limited invasive species management resources to gain the greatest conservation benefit. It is applicable at any scale and in any situation wherever invasive plant management is necessary. It is intended to promote a strategic and adaptive invasive plant management approach using […]

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RFB: Dredging and disposal of material with Hydrilla verticillata in King Ferry, NY
By February 20, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

RFB: Dredging and disposal of material with Hydrilla verticillata in King Ferry, NY

Request for Bid (RFB) Dredging and disposal of material with Hydrilla verticillata in King Ferry, NY Release Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 Quote due date and time: Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 2:00 PM Download here: Request_For_Bid_Hydrilla_Dredge_King_Ferry Project Title  Dredging of Don’s Marina, King Ferry, NY to remove Hydrilla tubers Project Description During the drawdown period […]

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Track the Hydrilla Hunt in the Finger Lakes
By September 14, 2018 Read More →

Track the Hydrilla Hunt in the Finger Lakes

We’re on the hunt for Hydrilla and you can follow along in near real time. Our team is performing our annual Hydrilla survey and recording the results ion ArcGis.

Using the Microbiome to Fight Phragmites
By September 13, 2018 Read More →

Using the Microbiome to Fight Phragmites

Researchers are exploring using helpful bacteria and fungi to combat invasive plants.

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Spotted Lanternfly has been CONFIRMED in YATES Co.
By September 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Spotted Lanternfly has been CONFIRMED in YATES Co.

The Finger Lakes PRISM is making plans to double-down on our outreach to #stopSLF. Now is almost egg mass time! (photo credit: Penn State Extension Website) Know your trees. Check out how to ID tree-of-heaven (https://photos.app.goo.gl/UDNqzVhHRRMontYR6) Other resources @StopSLF https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly @NYSDEC https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/slffs.pdf @StopSLF spotted-lanternfly-what-to-look-for (pdf)                       […]

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RFB Sought for Herbicide Treatment on Cumming Nature Center
By September 10, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

RFB Sought for Herbicide Treatment on Cumming Nature Center

Please forward this request for bids as appropriate. The Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and the Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (Finger Lakes PRISM) are requesting bids for the chemical control to treat phragmites in a sensitive wetland area across four locations along the trails in Cumming Nature […]

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New Invasive Tick Found in New York
By September 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

New Invasive Tick Found in New York

New, invasive tick is another critter to be aware of when planning fall outdoor activities.

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Are Invasives Going Native?
By August 30, 2018 Read More →

Are Invasives Going Native?

Invasive species become increasingly adapted to new environments thanks to natural selection. This underscores the need for early detection and rapid response (EDRR) to invasives, preventing them from gaining a foothold, adapting and expanding.

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