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Finger Lakes PRISM Field Guide and Fact Sheets Are HERE!

The Finger Lakes Institute and Finger Lakes PRISM have now published the invasive species field guide with over 100 pages of resources to help your identifying invasive and native species in the region. This guide was created in response to the growing threat of invasive species in the Finger Lakes region, with the intention of helping members of the public identify local flora and fauna and learn to distinguish between invasive species and native species.

This guide is applicable to the counties within the Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM): Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Tioga, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates.

The Finger Lakes PRISM Field Guide is ready for download! Click here for the Google Drive File: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_X-5D9xilCSuJU_SijGOarGgZFDz_Eih 

The Finger Lakes PRISM Fact Sheets are also available for download!

Download the Factsheets here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GoDOqC0cMWAzm5GlgLw2PCrcpac6LdeT

List of species included:

Fact Sheets: Field Guide:
Invasive species:
Asian Clam Asian Clam
Asian Longhorned Beetle Asian Longhorned Beetle
Black & Pale Swallowwort Black & Pale swallowwort
Bloody Red Shrimp Bloody Red Shrimp
Brazilian Waterweed Brazilian Waterweed
Brittle Waternymph Brittle Waternymph
Chinese Mitten Crab Chinese Mystery Snail
Chinese Mystery Snail Curly-leaved Pondweed
Common Reed Eastern Mosquitofish & Western Mosquitofish
Curly-leaved Pondweed Emerald Ash Borer
Eastern Mosquitofish & Western Mosquitofish Eurasian Watermilfoil
Emerald Ash Borer European Frogbit
Eurasian Watermilfoil Fanwort
European Frogbit Faucet Snail
Fanwort Fishhook Water Flea & Spiny Waterflea
Fishhook Water Flea & Spiny Waterflea Floating Primrose-willow
Faucet Snail Flowering Rush
Floating Primrose-willow Giant Hogweed
Flowering Rush Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Giant Hogweed Hydrilla
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Japanese Knotweed
Hydrilla Japanese Stiltgrass
Japanese Knotweed Leafy Spurge
Japanese Stiltgrass Lesser Celandine, Fig Buttercup
Kudzu Mile-a-Minute Vine
Leafy Spurge New Zealand Mud Snail
Lesser Celandine, Fig Buttercup Oriental Weatherfish, Dojo, Weather Loach
Mile-a-Minute Vine Parrot Feather
New Zealand Mud Snail Purple Loosestrife
Northern Snakehead Round Goby
Oriental Weatherfish, Dojo, Weather Loach Rusty Crayfish
Parrot Feather Slender false Brome
Purple Loosestrife Starry Stonewort
Quagga Mussel Variable-leaf Watermilfoil
Red Swamp Crayfish Water Chestnut
Round Goby Waterwheel
Rusty Crayfish Western Mosquitofish
Slender False Brome Yellow Floating Heart
Spiny Water Flea Yellow Iris
Starry Stonewort Quagga & Zebra Mussel
Variable-leaf Watermilfoil
Water Chestnut Native Species:
Water Hyacinth American lotus
Water Lettuce Canadian & Western Waterweed
Water Soldiers Clasping-leaf Pondweed
Waterwheel Common Bladderwort
Western Mosquitofish Common Duckweed
Yellow Floating Heart Coontail
Yellow Iris Eelgrass
Zebra Mussel Fineleaf Pondweed
Flat-stem Pondweed
Floating Pondweed
Greater Duckweed
Horned Pondweed
Largeleaf Pondweed
Leafy Pondweed
Longleaf Pondweed
Muskgrass
Narrowleaf Pondweed
Northern Watermilfoil
Pacific Mosquitofern
Richardson’s Pondweed
Robbins’ Pondweed
Sago Pondweed
Sheathed Pondweed
Slender Waternymph, Slender Naiad
Southern Waternymph, Southern Naiad
Star Duckweed
Stonewort
Varigated Yellow Pond-lily
Water Buttercup
Water Stargrass
Watermeal
Watershield
White Waterlily
White-stem Pondweed
Yellow Pond-lily

 

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