By the Numbers

Despite unique challenges, we have had a very productive year and would like to express our appreciation to our partners.

Protecting Our Lands With Help From Biological Controls

Dozens of moth pupae known as Hypena opulenta were released in
four sites along Eastern Lake Ontario and along the St. Lawrence River – the epicenter of swallowwort in North America

Managers’ Memo: Protecting our Lands and Waters

Invasive species are sneaky, deceptive things that can undo much of our hard work and they can do it in the blink of an eye. Protecting our lands and waters means we must be highly aware of the harm invasive species can cause and be ready and willing to incorporate invasive species prevention, early detection, and rapid response into our long-term management.

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

May 16th – 23rd marks National Invasive Species Awareness Week. This week learn how invasive species impact us all and how you can help protect your lands and waters from invasives.

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

May marks the beginning of the mating season for the emerald ash borer, an invasive wood-boring beetle that kills ash trees.

Volunteer Opportunity

Contact us if you are interested in volunteering with the SLELO PRISM and The Nature Conservancy to help develop a new database! Download Database Volunteer Flyer PDF For other volunteer […]

New Version of Invasive Species Handbooks

Check out our new invasive species handbook!

Zebra Mussels Discovered in Delta Lake

The NYS DEC has announced that zebra mussels were discovered in Delta Lake in Rome, NY in January of this year. An investigation and water testing confirmed that zebra mussel larvae are present at the Rome Fish Hatchery whose water is supplied by the Lake.