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Eastern Lake Ontario Swallow Wort Collaboative Webinar

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hosted by SLELO PRISM’s Eastern Lake Ontario Swallow Wort Collaborative (ELOSC) please join us on Monday, February 13th from 1 pm-2 pm for an informative webinar

This webinar will share SLELO PRISM’s hypena opulenta release and survey history, along with plans to enhance H. opulenta overwintering surveying efforts through partner and volunteer engagement; Thousand Island Land Trust will also be sharing the history and management practices of swallow-wort control conducted on Carleton Island.


Robert Smith-SLELO PRISM Terrestrial Restoration and Resiliency Coordinator

Robert Smith holds a Master of Science from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and brings with him extensive experience in terrestrial invasive species identification and management including ecosystem restoration and dendrology. Robert serves as the SLELO PRISM Terrestrial Restoration and Resiliency Coordinator. 

Jake Tibbles- TILT Executive Director

Jake Tibbles has worked for over 15 years to conserve and manage some of the most treasured landscapes in the Thousand Islands & St. Lawrence River Valley region.  Appointed Executive Director of the Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT) in 2012, he’s overseen TILT’s Renewal of Accreditation by the Land Trust Alliance Accreditation Commission, and TILT’s growth in conserved lands, educational programming, and staffing.  Jake also sits on the New York Land Trust Alliance Advisory Board and recently served on the Board of American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts.

Spencer Busler-TILT Assistant Director/ Director of Land Conservation

Spencer joined TILT in 2016 as Director of Land Conservation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources Management from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry as well as a master’s degree in Water and Wetland Resource Studies from the same institution.



February 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Contact megan.pistolese@tnc.org to list your events on our events page and on Facebook.  

SLELO PRISM Partner Meeting Schedule: Our partners have decided to meet on a seasonal/quarterly basis. We will meet the third week of these months:  January, April, July, and October alternating between  Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting at 10 am.

If you are a Partner and want to receive partner meeting invitations and announcements please follow this link. 

If you are not a Partner and have an interest in attending a Partner Meeting as a guest, please contact Rob Williams, the PRISM Manager at rwilliams@tnc.org.

Save the Date for 2023 Partner Meetings:

Wednesday, January 19th @ 10 am

Thursday, April 20th @ 10 am (Watertown CCE)

Wednesday, July 19th @ 10 am (TBD)

The PRISM Network hosts a monthly Speaker Series on the last Wednesday of each month (except, July, August, and December).

View the Webinar Schedule & Access Recordings

iMapInvasives holds training webinars after the PRISM  Speaker Series from 1 pm-2 pm. Visit the iMap website for details and to register. 

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