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Funding Opportunities and Documents

Finger Lakes- PRISM

RFP Announcement (updated April 10, 2021)


FLPRISM_RFP_2020_10Feb2020_final (call for proposal pdf, due March 10, 2020)

RFB 2020 – Facilitator RFB_Facilitation_FingerLakesPRISM (Request for Bid, due 2/21/20)

PRISM Invasive species strategic plan


2020-2021 Funded Projects

RFP due March 10, 2020

2019-2020 Funded Projects

  1. Hydrilla control in King’s Ferry, NY

2018-2019- no funded projects

2017-2018 Funded Projects

  1. Survey of Little Nanticoke Creek, Susquehanna River;
  2. Hemlock Wooly Adelgid Identification and Training in southern Livingston County, NY;
  3. Hydrilla Sampling in Monroe County.

2016-2017 Funded Projects

Proposal Title Organization
Early Detection Survey for Hydrilla Verticillata in the Three Rivers System of Onondaga County Onondaga County Health Department
HWA Monitoring in the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association
Early Detection and range expansion of the invasive bloody-red shrimp, Hemmimysis anomala in the Finger Lakes: A citizen science and survey-based approach Poughkeepsie Day School
Invasive Plant Management and Outreach Events at Island Cottage Woods Preserve, Genesee Land Trust Genesee Land Trust
Survey for Hydrilla in inland water bodies of Monroe County The College at Brockport, SUNY
Control and monitoring of populations of Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) Camus in Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY City of Ithaca
Baltimore Woods nature Center and Central New York Land Trust Invasive Species Inventory and Management Tracking Using iMapInvasives Baltmore Woods Nature Center
Invasive Species Outreach and Education Assistant based at Morrisville State College. Morrisville State College

2015-2016 Funded Projects 

  1. Keuka Outlet Trail Restoration Project, William Brown, Keuka College
  2. Doubling Down on Hydrilla and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Cayuga Lake Watershed, Hilary Lambert, Cayuga Lake Watershed Network
  3. Montezuma Audubon Center- MARSH! Project Coordinator, Chris Lajewski, Montezuma Audubon Center
  4. Slowing the Spread; Mitigate, Monitor, and Manage EAB in Dewitt, NY, Chris Manchester, Town of Dewitt
  5. CCE-Broome- 4-H Invasive Forest Pest Citizen Scientists, Kevin J. Mathers, CCE Broome County
  6. Managing Invasive Plants to  Facilitate Forest Regeneration at Island Cottage Woods Preserve, Kevin Farrell, Genesee Land Trust
  7. Cayuga Lake Watershed Hydrilla Project: Hydrilla and Plant Community Monitoring and Sampling for New Infestations, James Balyszak, Hydrilla Task Force
  8. Suburban Landscape as a Source of Invasive Species on the Prohibited and Regulated Species NYS DEC List (Part 575), Kathryn Amatangelo, The College at Brockport
  9. Onondaga Injection- Selective Preservation of Ash Trees Through Trunk Injection in Response to EAB in Onondaga County, Eva Sztechmiler, Onondaga Soil and Water Conservation District

2014-2015 Subcontract Projects

  1. FL-PRISM Subaward2014 Proposal Monroe County Parks
  2. FL-PRISM Proposal_Onondaga_Ash
  3. FL-PRISM_Amatangelo_PRISM_proposal
  4. FL PRISM proposal from CLWN and FC
  5. FL-PRISM_CCE Onon 091514 FINAL
  6. FL-PRISM_ Community Preparedness Grant_CCE_Cayuga
  7. FL-PRISM_Biological Survey for invasive species in Loon Lake and the surrounding watershedGilman

Other resources

Invasive Species: Managers’ Tool Kit – Grants and Funding

Center for Invasive Species Management – Funding Opportunities

Grants.gov Website

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding Opportunities

Funding for Invasive Species (USDA Website)