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NY Invasvie Speces Awareness Week
June 6 @ 12:00 am - June 12 @ 12:00 am
Mark your calendars: New York Invasive Species Awareness Week (NYISAW) will be held Sunday, June 6 – Saturday, June 12, 2021.
Daily themed webinars will be hosted by the NY PRISM network at 1 pm with a broadcast recording at 7 pm.
NYISAW Events Hosted in the SLELO Region
June 10th, 6pm-8 pm EST Science Speaker Series– Dock & Shoreline Invaders: Identification and Management
June 12th Live Aquatic Plant ID & Floating Classroom (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
NYISAW is an annual educational campaign coordinated by the Invasive Species Council, the Invasive Species Advisory Committee, the eight PRISMs, and their partners. Initiated in 2014, the week-long campaign features numerous events across the state focused on invasive species. In 2020, more than 10,000 people participated in NYISAW through social media and events held across the state!
Be sure to follow SLELO PRISM on Facebook to learn of upcoming events and fun challenges.
Play a family-friendly invasive species scavenger hunt to learn about invasive species and take action to prevent their spread on land and in the water! Post photos of your actions on Instagram and Facebook using the hashtag #NYISAW during New York State Invasive Species Awareness Week 2021 (June 6th – 12th 2021) to teach your friends, family, and community about all the different ways you can help steward your local environment in ways big and small. View instructions and download your gameboard HERE.
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 email@example.com.
Save the Date for 2021 Partner Meetings:
Due to COVID, all meetings will be virtual until further notice.
Wednesday, January 26th @ 10am
Thursday, April 15th @ 10am
Wednesday, July 21 @ 10am
Thursday, October 21 @10am
PRISM Invasive Species Webinars are held on the last Wednesday of each month (except, July, August, and December).
iMapInvasives holds training webinars after the PRISM Invasive Species Webinars from 1 pm-2 pm. Visit the iMap website for details and to register.