Upcoming Events!

Important events & dates in 2018:

Our partners will list meetings, updates, workshops, and other notices here as they arise. Your contributions to this list are most welcome. Please send your news & updates to Megan Pistolese, megan.pistolese@tnc.org, include a date/location/description/contact for events, thank you. 

PRISM Partner Meeting Schedule: Our PRISM partners have decided to meet on a bi-monthly basis. We will continue to meet the third week of every other month and alternate between Wednesdays and Thursdays. For information on upcoming meetings and locations, please contact Rob Williams, the PRISM Coordinator at rwilliams@tnc.org.

Upcoming iMapInvasives Train the Trainer Webinar Schedule: More information can be found at the Certified Trainers Network. View the program announcement here: Call for Certified Trainers Network

1:30PM-2:30PM REGISTER HERE: https://goo.gl/qibd7H

MONDAY MAY 7, 2018; 9:30AM-11:30AM REGISTER HERE: https://goo.gl/Tk5iba

Tug Hill Commission’s 29th Annual Local Government Conference– Thursday, March 29th 7:30am-4pm at JCC in WatertownEvent schedule and registration.

Management Options for Emerald Ash Borer and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Thursday, April 12th 8:30am-3pm at the Best Western University Inn, 90 East Main Street, Canton, NY 13617. $15 fee, includes lunch. To register call 135-3799-9192 or email Paul Hetzler, ph59@cornell.edu. EVENT FLYER  & Agenda 

4-H Science Days-Oriskany CCE: April 24th 9am-3pm Event Flyer

Emerald Ashe Borer Adopt a Trap Training: Wednesday, April 25th. Details to be announced.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Surveys: Hosted by the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy and Jamestown Community College. Survey sites are located along various state forests and preserves in Western New York. For more details CLICK HERE. 

Pollinator Pathway Workshops (Events are Free), Pre-Registration Required (yardmap.org accounts need to be created for you prior to the workshops). 

  • Thursday, May 31st 6pm-9pm  at the Indian River Lakes Conservancy Educational Building located at 43982 Stine Rd, Redwood, NY 13679. Please preregister with Megan Pistolese, megan.pistolese@tnc.org, 315 387-3600 x7724. Event Flyer
  • June 20th (rain date June 22nd)  from 10am-2:30pm at the TILT’s Zenda Farms Preserve, 38973 Zenda Road, Clayton, NY 13624. There is an opportunity to help plant native species in the Zenda Farms garden, please notify Megan when you register if you’re interested in helping. To register contact Megan Pistolese, megan.pistolese@tnc.org, 315 387-3600 x7724.Event Flyer


THTLT Garlic Mustard Pull & Pesto Workshop: Fri. June 1st @ Thompson Park Zoo. Details to be announced.

Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop: Thursday, August 30th 1-4pm Colton Firehall. Details TBA.

Emerald Ash Borer University free bi-annual webinars: topics related to invasive species research and outreach. EAB University is a partnership between the US Forest Service, Michigan State University, The Ohio State University, and Purdue University. This spring’s webinar series start this week (February 22nd) and covers a range of issues from jumpstarting invasive species outreach programs to hemlock woolly adelgid biocontrol. Titles and times are listed below. Webinars can be watched live or viewed later on the EAB University’s video archive.For more information see the EAB University website: http://www.emeraldashborer.info/eabu.php

EAB University Webinar Schedule:

Determining impacts on wildlife from emerald ash borer infestations of black ash forests
Alexis Grinde, PhD, University of Minnesota, Duluth
March 15th, 11:00 EST

Wood utilization post-emerald ash borer: An update
Jessica Simons, Southeast Michigan RC&D Council
March 22nd, 11:00 AM EST

New York State Wetlands Forum 2018 Annual Conference: Tuesday, April 10th – Wednesday, April 11th. To submit a presentation abstract for approval contact Chris Einstein, ceinstein@chacompanies.com, 518-453-4522. Abstract submission deadline is January, 12th, 2018.  Registration info will be posted HERE in the near future. For more details view:  NYS Wetlands Forum

2018 Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Trainings: In Western NY-May 21-23 at the De Veaux Woods and in Lower Hudson NY- Fort Niagra State Parks. May 23-25 at the Norrie Point Environmental Center.
Registration closes May 1st.
Western NY Registration: http://ow.ly/RBYr30ivLFZ
Lower Hudson Registration: http://ow.ly/Sskd30ivLHM
Training Announcement

SLELO iMapinvasives Trainings:
Save the Dates-  St. Lawrence University Field Station-Wednesday, June 13th with a rain date of June 14th.  Tentative dates for a training at the Oswego Rice Creek Field Station (details TBD) Monday, June 4th with a rain date of June 5th or Monday, June 18th with a rain date of June 19th. Final details and an agenda will be announced soon.