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2021-2025 Federal Invasive Species Plan

2021-2025 Federal Invasive Species Plan

The US Department of the Interior just released their invasive species strategic plan for the next five years! Link: DOI Invasive Species Strategic Plan 2021-2025 “Interior is pleased to announce its new Invasive Species Strategic Plan, developed pursuant to the John D. Dingell Jr., Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (Public Law 116-9). The Plan sets […]

By January 15, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Invasive Species Webinar Series!

Invasive Species Webinar Series!

Next up: A Review of AIS Monitoring in the Finger Lakes, 2016-2020 Presenter: Kathryn Monacelli, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges When: Feb 9, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://hws.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclcumsrjsrHNC96Jeyvu2W8lv1jwuUeQcV   A History of Watercraft Stewards in the Finger Lakes, 2012-2020 Presenter: Sam […]

By October 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
RFQ for Post-treatment assessment of Cumming Nature Center

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/ […]

By September 24, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Flowering Rush

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

By August 19, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Dept. of the Interior Draft Invasive Species Strategic Plan – Listening Sessions, Public Comment

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 […]

By August 17, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
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 →
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 →