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2020-2021 Annual Report is here!

2020-2021 Annual Report is here!

Full report available here: 2020_2021_AnnualReport_FingerLakesPRISM Letter from the Coordinator New York Tough. That is the phrase that bears to mind when reflecting on 2020. We hunkered down and fought our way through the rising COVID 19 rate of infection. In contrast, we saw community members seek outdoor solace in droves via our coveted trailway systems, waterways, […]

By June 10, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
New York Invasive Species Awareness Week in the Finger Lakes! (6/6-6/12/21)

New York Invasive Species Awareness Week in the Finger Lakes! (6/6-6/12/21)

  Invasive species are our specialty, so we have a few events going on to help you celebrate this year’s NY Invasive Species Awareness Week! Taking place from Sunday, June 6th to Saturday, June 12th, this is the perfect opportunity to get outside and take a look at invasive species threatening ecosystems in the Finger […]

By May 27, 2021 1 Comments Read More →
Request for Proposals is HERE!

Request for Proposals is HERE!

Full proposal found here: FLPRISM_RFP_2021_Final_22March2021 2021 Request for Proposals Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (FL-PRISM) Subcontract Deadline for receipt of Proposals: 04/19/2021   Background and Purpose The Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (Finger Lakes-PRISM) is a network of partners in 17 counties in the Finger Lakes region of New York […]

By April 10, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Join Us in Helping Find Invasive Species!

Join Us in Helping Find Invasive Species!

We are excited to launch our Trail and Macrophyte Surveys for 2021! Whether you love being out on the water or hitting the trail, we need people to help us find invasive species wherever they may be! You can learn more here: http://fingerlakesinvasives.org/invasive-survey/ Click here to register.

By March 16, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
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!

PREVIOUS WEBINARS: PAST: Protecting Rare Species from Invasives in the Finger Lakes Presenter: Steve Young, Chief Botanist, NY Natural Heritage Program When: Jan 12, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Meeting Recording: https://hws.zoom.us/rec/share/4vjU_6x44V4RFNgW7kL0sEU3_LPYfQ6e8rCaaGjH1uY92B78O-UWDb04M4FYpNJO.ZLsgs5tX9k6wcWok  A Review of AIS Monitoring in the Finger Lakes, 2016-2020 Presenter: Kathryn Monacelli, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William […]

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 →