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PRISM Partner Meeting Schedule: Our PRISM partners have decided to meet on a seasonal/quarterly basis. We will continue to meet the third week of these months:  January, April, July, and October alternating between Wednesdays and Thursdays. For information on upcoming meetings and locations, please contact Rob Williams, the PRISM Coordinator at rwilliams@tnc.org

PRISM Invasive Species Webinars are held the last Wednesday of each month (except, July, August, and December). To join in on these webinars please contact Rob Williams rwilliams@tnc.org   

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February 2020

Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer Workshop

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Lawrence BOCES , 40 West Main St Conference Room A
Canton, NY 13617  United States

Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer Workshop When: Tuesday February 25th 6pm-8pm at the St. Lawrence BOCES  located at 40 West Main St, Canton, NY 13617   Conference Room A When: Wednesday March 4th 6pm-8pm at the Malone Fire Station located at 37 Finney Blvd, Malone, NY 12953 Description: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle that feeds on and kills all species of ash trees and is now known to be in our area. If you have ash trees in your yard or throughout your woodlot and would like to know how to prepare for and manage the impacts posed by EAB, join speakers Aaron Barrigar (St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District Forester and ISA Certified Arborist) and John Payton (National Grid Senior Supervising Distribution Forester) as they discuss this topic. The workshop will cover how to decide whether to treat or remove your ash tree(s), what to look for when hiring an arborist, managing your woodlot after EAB, and the danger and liability infested ash trees present. This event is free to attend, open to the public and will be held at two separate locations for your convenience. RSVP: For more information or to register for the workshop please contact Kristin Ballou, Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District Forester at (518) 651- 2097 kballou@fcswcd.org Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer Event Announcement

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Confirming records in iMapInvasives for New York-Webinar

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Confirming records in iMapInvasives for New York - Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm This session is for organizational administrators and statewide taxonomic confirmers within iMapInvasives for New York. Learn about the confirming process, rules to follow, and how to get started. Register online at: https://www.nyimapinvasives.org/webinar-trainings 

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March 2020

Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer Workshop

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Lawrence BOCES , 40 West Main St
Canton, NY 13617  United States

Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer Workshop When: Wednesday March 4th 6pm-8pm at the Malone Fire Station located at 37 Finney Blvd, Malone, NY 12953 Description: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle that feeds on and kills all species of ash trees and is now known to be in our area. If you have ash trees in your yard or throughout your woodlot and would like to know how to prepare for and manage the impacts posed by EAB, join speakers Aaron Barrigar (St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District Forester and ISA Certified Arborist) and John Payton (National Grid Senior Supervising Distribution Forester) as they discuss this topic. The workshop will cover how to decide whether to treat or remove your ash tree(s), what to look for when hiring an arborist, managing your woodlot after EAB, and the danger and liability infested ash trees present. This event is free to attend, open to the public and will be held at two separate locations for your convenience. RSVP: For more information or to register for the workshop please contact Kristin Ballou, Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District Forester at (518) 651- 2097, kballou@fcswcd.org . Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer Event Announcement

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Guided Forest Pest Walk & Talk-Trenton Greenbelt

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Trenton Greenbelt Trail, 7905 Wood Rd
, Holland Patent, new york 13354

Free and open to the public When: Saturday, March 7th 10:30am-12pm Where: Trenton Greenbelt Trail System, 7905 Wood Rd, Holland Patent, NY 13354 Register: CLICK HERE  or copy URL into browser https://forms.gle/wgenCuAzt1vgCKXi9 Meet up instructions: Meet at the Trenton Greenbelt trail parking lot Click for trail map Dress for winter weather, bring good warm winter boots and if needed snowshoes. Participants are encouraged to create a free iMapInvasives user account and download their mobile app prior to attending, see below for details.  An invasive insect called Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) kills hemlock trees. Hemlocks are a key tree species, and loss of hemlock populations would dramatically reduce the overall health of our forests. YOU can help protect Trenton Greenbelt from HWA! Join The Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust and SLELO-PRISM for a guided hike and learn about: Hemlock Tree Identification and Ecology Introduction to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid HWA Early Detection Survey Techniques Reporting Observations Using iMapInvasives Mobile App Help strengthen early detection efforts for invasive species Dress for cold and snow! Attendees are encouraged to make a free iMapInvasives user account and download the iMap mobile app prior to attending the hike. By searching for and reporting observations, volunteers aid a state-wide effort to monitor for and manage HWA. Before attending the hike please follow the below steps to set up a free iMapInvasives user account. Visit https://imapinvasives.natureserve.org/imap/login.jsp and make a free iMap account (instructions if needed)   If you have a mobile device, follow these additional steps: Download the iMapInvasives mobile app in the google play or the app store onto your mobile device Visit your email and find the iMapInvasive user account confirmation email and open it to confirm your account Sign onto the IMapInvasives mobile app using the credentials you made on the iMap Website We will show you how to use the mobile app at the training here is a guide for reference For those using the online version here are instructions and SLELO PRISM hosts trainings on how to use the iMap desktop version in the spring and there are other trainings available at  https://www.nyimapinvasives.org/upcoming-trainings  

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Guided Forest Pest Walk and Talk-Forest Park Camden

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Forest Park, 10-24 Ripley Rd, Camden, NY 13316

When:  Friday, March 13th, 10:30-1:30 pm (3/20 inclement weather date) Where: Forest Park in Camden, NY. Directions to Forest Park To register for the event CLICK HERE  or copy/paste this URL into your browser: https://goo.gl/maps/Z8gfVW3yNXU2 Details: Meet at Raymond Woods Pavilion inside Forest Park, look for SLELO signs (link to detailed map ). Bring your own bagged lunch/beverages and dress for the weather as the entire event is outdoors. Forest Park has flat paved trails and is wheelchair accessible. Please don't bring your pets to the event. Learn about hemlock woolly adelgid, an invasive insect that kills hemlock trees and how to can help strengthen early detection efforts for this insect.  You will be brought on a guided walk and talk on the public trails at Forest Park and be shown how to survey for signs of HWA on-site and learn to use the iMapInvasives mobile app to report both negative and positive sightings. .          

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NYS Tug Hill Commission Local Government Conference

March 26 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The 31st Annual NYS THC Local Government Conference When:  Thursday, March 26th, 2020 from 7:30 am-4 pm Registration  Description: Interact with colleagues across the Tug Hill region and beyond as we work together to find solutions to problems and issues that challenge our communities. Jefferson Community College in Watertown continues to be a wonderful host for our conference. Over 30 vendors will be showcased in the gym where you will register in the morning, have lunch at noon and attend a reception at 4 p.m. We look forward to seeing you! Overview of the Day 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast w/ Exhibitors 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks & Keynote 9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 1st Concurrent Session 10:45 a.m. - Noon 2nd Concurrent Session Noon - 1:00 p.m. ~ Lunch 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 3rd Concurrent Session 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 4th Concurrent Session 4:00 p.m. ~ Reception   No refunds issued after March 6th.

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