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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 →
Lansing, Cayuga Lake Hydrilla Population Monitoring Summary 2021

Lansing, Cayuga Lake Hydrilla Population Monitoring Summary 2021

A Hydrilla population was discovered in a private marina, located in Lansing, Tompkins County, NY, late August of 2019. Patches of Hydrilla were growing throughout a 5-acre area consisting of the enclosed marina and a small, connected pond. This site has received three years of chemical control. See the attachment below for a monitoring summary […]

By February 11, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
Announcing Request for Bids: Hydrilla Control

Announcing Request for Bids: Hydrilla Control

Request for Bids: Aquatic herbicide control of Hydrilla verticillata in Finger Lakes and Great Lakes Region Request for Bid (RFB) Aquatic herbicide control of Hydrilla verticillata in Finger Lakes and Great Lakes Region Release Date: Monday, February 4, 2022 Due date and time: Friday, March 4, 2022 at 5:00 PM Download here: RFB 2022 – […]

By February 4, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
Nitellopsis obtusa CONFIRMED in LIVINGSTON COUNTY

Nitellopsis obtusa CONFIRMED in LIVINGSTON COUNTY

Nitellopsis obtusa (common name: Starry Stonewort), a highly invasive aquatic plant, has recently been confirmed in two locations of Conesus Lake. This is a plant-like macro-algae characterized by its ability to dominate a waterbody and aggressively form thick beds. ¬†Once established these beds displace native vegetation and alter the local ecosystem. They can also significantly […]

By August 16, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Come join us in the field!

Come join us in the field!

Looking to get outside? We’ll be hosting several hiking and paddling events throughout the month of August and we are looking for people to join us! Whether you are someone who is wanting to learn more about invasive species, or someone who just likes to be outside, then consider these events below! Saturday, August 14th, […]

By August 6, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Fall 2020 Boat Launch Inventory Map

Fall 2020 Boat Launch Inventory Map

Link: https://hws.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=1429ca3917f7452f9c78aae09c21a6f2 In the fall of 2020, the FLI conducted an inventory of all public boat launches throughout the Finger Lakes PRISM region. Data collected on each boat launch included: boat launch type, condition of the boat ramp and parking lots, restroom facilities (presence and type), AIS disposal boxes, signboards, signage, fee-for–use kiosks, use restrictions, […]

By July 2, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Using the Microbiome to Fight Phragmites

Using the Microbiome to Fight Phragmites

Researchers are exploring using helpful bacteria and fungi to combat invasive plants.

By September 13, 2018 Read More →
New Invasive Tick Found in New York

New Invasive Tick Found in New York

New, invasive tick is another critter to be aware of when planning fall outdoor activities.

By September 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Are Invasives Going Native?

Are Invasives Going Native?

Invasive species become increasingly adapted to new environments thanks to natural selection. This underscores the need for early detection and rapid response (EDRR) to invasives, preventing them from gaining a foothold, adapting and expanding.

By August 30, 2018 Read More →