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New York Invasive Species Awareness Week! (June 6th-June12th)

New York Invasive Species Awareness Week! (June 6th-June12th)

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 Monday, 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 Lakes […]

By May 23, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
Check out our Annual Report!

Check out our Annual Report!

2021-2022 Annual Report is here! Full report available here: Finger Lakes PRISM2021_2022 2021-2022 Summary The Finger Lakes PRISM consulted with CC Environment and Planning to update our 5-year strategic plan. The result is a more succinct plan with measurable goals and outputs. While 2021 brought additional challenges and opportunities, the Finger Lakes PRISM and Finger […]

By April 14, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
Finger Lakes PRISM Strategic Plan – Implementation Table

Finger Lakes PRISM Strategic Plan – Implementation Table

As part of the Finger Lakes PRISM strategic plan, we have developed a table to visualize our goals as an organization. Attached below, you can read about the PRISM’s goals for prevention of invasive species, and our roadmap to meeting those goals in the coming years. Finger Lakes PRISM Strategic Plan FINAL 6-24-21 24

By December 21, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Track the Hydrilla Hunt in the Finger Lakes

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.

By September 14, 2018 Read More →
Logging Ash to Save Hemlock

Logging Ash to Save Hemlock

Facing the inevitability of EAB infestation, hard choices need to be made to preserve our forests.

By August 9, 2018 Read More →
Invasive Giant Hogweed plant that causes 3rd-degree burns, permanent blindness continues spread

Invasive Giant Hogweed plant that causes 3rd-degree burns, permanent blindness continues spread

Giant hogweed is a biennial or perennial herb in the carrot family (Apiaceae) which can grow to 14 feet or more. Contact with its sap can cause burns and even blindness.

By June 29, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Mixed forests are more productive, contribute to climate resiliency

Mixed forests are more productive, contribute to climate resiliency

A new meta-analysis shows the positive impact of mixed-species forests. With nearly 2/3 of its land covered with forests, this study is important for New York State’s economy and management practices.

By June 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

The Finger Lakes Institute is now hiring to fill full-time, temporary positions on the Water Chestnut Strike Team! Clink the links below to check out the job descriptions and apply online! Water Chestnut Strike Team Leader Water Chestnut Strike Team Members