Invasive Species Removals at Thompson Park  

The City of Watertown and Friends of Thompson Park have been working hard to control invasive species.

EAB Biocontrol

Thirty-eight counties across the state of New York contain at least one of the four federally approved biocontrol agents for emerald ash borer. Three of these species are currently present in the SLELO region.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey Updates

An update showcasing hemlock woolly adelgid early detection surveys for 2022.

Terrestrial Updates: Summer 2022

Get the latest terrestrial updates from the 2022 field season.

Aquatic Updates: Summer 2022

Get the latest aquatic updates from the 2022 field season.

Connected Waters eDNA Project

SLELO PRISM and APIPP PRISM are collaborating to continue environmental DNA sampling that has been occurring in SLELO PRISM and expand into the Adirondack’s region.

From our Director: Hats off to Our Stewards!

As our first line of defense against the spread of aquatic invasive species, our stewards have made a commitment to inspect thousands of watercraft and educate thousands of boaters about the importance of cleaning, draining, and drying their watercraft.

Communities Engage in the Urban Forest Sustainability Initiative

Communities plant trees to enhance urban forest sustainability.

Seeking Volunteers to Assist a Water Chestnut Removal Effort

Volunteers are needed to assist a removal effort of a large water chestnut infestation on the Oswegatche River near the dam in the Village of Heuvelton.

Jumping Worms Confirmed in Jefferson County

Invasive jumping worms have been confirmed in Jefferson County. Get the wormy details about this invasive species, along with prevention steps and what to do if you find jumping worms on your property.