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Lake Fact Sheets are HERE!

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 […]

By June 8, 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 June 8, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
NYISAW Lineup is here!

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 […]

By May 29, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Finger Lakes PRISM Full Partner Meeting!

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: […]

By May 27, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Hydrilla Marketing Campaign RFB

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 […]

By April 22, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Invasive Species Activity Guide Presentation Available

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, […]

By April 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
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 →