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SLELO PRISM

Find Invasives-Trail Trek

Monday, August 8th 6 pm Via Zoom REGISTER Want to make a difference in your community? Want to help the environment? Need a reason to get outside and back in shape? Join the Trail Trek! The Trail Trek is a volunteer initiative by the Finger Lakes PRISM to find three of the worst invasive species […]

Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Curriculum Workshop

Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Curriculum Workshop – on August 18th & 19th, NYSG and the Center for Great Lakes Literacy will be hosting a free two-day workshop in Buffalo, NY to learn from regional experts on climate change and coastal resilience in the Great Lakes and work together to develop new lesson plans and activities […]

Connected Waters eDNA Project

Thursday, August 25th 1 pm-2 pm EST via zoom REGISTER SLELO PRISM and APIPP PRISM are collaborating to continue environmental DNA sampling that has been occurring in SLELO PRISM and expand into the Adirondack region. The results from this project will help to improve our understanding of aquatic invasive species distribution and enhance our aquatic […]

Identifying and Reporting Spotted Lanternfly & Tree-of-heaven with iMapInvasives

The spotted lanternfly is out in full force in some parts of the state - luckily we have a network of professionals and volunteers working together to monitor its spread. Tune in to the next iMapInvaisves webinar on Wednesday, September 14th, at 10 AM to learn more about the spotted lanternfly, its preferred host plant […]

Forest Pest Hunters: Surveying for Beech Leaf Disease

Join our partners at the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) for a free webinar from 10:00-11:30 am on Thursday, September 15, to learn about beech leaf disease (BLD) and how you can help survey for it in the Adirondack region. BLD was first detected in Ohio in 2012 and in New York State in […]

Hike to Protect Beech Trees

Joseph Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31827 Middle Rd, Watertown, NY 13601 31827 Middle Rd, Watertown, NY

Enjoy a guided walk in the woods, and learn to recognize and report the newest threat to American Beech Trees: Beech Leaf Disease (BLD). Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust (THTLT), the St. Lawrence-Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (SLELO PRISM), and NYS DEC Forest Health Specialist Maria MoskaLee will lead the program. […]

Comparative Approaches to Aquatic Invasive Species Management

This event is jointly sponsored by the Québec government office in Chicago and Marquette University’s Water Law and Policy Initiative. It is presented in conjunction with Current’s Chicago Water Week 2022. The conversation is expected to cover invasive species management approaches in a variety of contexts, including the effort to prevent invasive carp from entering […]

Adirondack Invasive Species Summit

Join our partners at APIPP, and the Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, for the Invasive Species at Our Door: Adirondack Invasive Species Summit. This free, day-long event will focus on the threat and the opportunity to manage two invasive species that have the potential to dramatically impact Adirondack forests and freshwater ecosystems—hemlock […]

Working with Nature for Shorelines Workshop and Tour

Join our partners with the New York Sea Grant (NYSG) for an informative workshop from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022, to provide shoreline residents and contractors an overview of shoreline management techniques with a concentration on the use of natural and nature-based features. NYSG has organized the free "Working with […]

Elm Zigzag Sawfly is Here, Now What?

The elm zigzag sawfly has recently been discovered for the first time in New York State in St. Lawrence County. Three dead specimens were confirmed at Wildland in Brasher Falls in St. Lawrence County. Feeding patterns, characteristic of the elm zigzag sawfly, have also been reported at three locations in St. Lawrence County, the Brasher […]

Spotted Lanternfly and the Potential Impacts on the Maple Syrup Industry

Hosted by the Penn State Extension, Educator Brian Walsh, will discuss what is known about the spotted lanternfly and observations about maple trees that provide insight as to the impact the insect could have on the industry. Ever since the spotted lanternfly was found in Southeast Pennsylvania, it has been causing damage to agricultural plants […]

Winter Environmental Conference

1000 Islands Harbor Hotel 200 Riverside Drive • Clayton, NY 13624

Join our partners with Save the River for their annual Winter Environmental Conference to be held on Saturday, January 28th, 2023 at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton, NY from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Save The River’s Winter Environmental Conference is a regionally significant and well-attended event held every winter for over a […]

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 2022 Partner Meetings:

Wednesday, January 19th @ 10 am

Thursday, April 21st @ 10 am

Wednesday, July 20th @ 10 am

Thursday, October 20th beginning at 10 am at the NYS DEC Lowville Sub-office located at 7327 NY-812, Lowville, NY 13367

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. 

 View Events Pages of the PRISM Network

APIPP (ADK) PRISM 

Capital Mohawk PRISM 

Catskill (CRISP) PRISM 

Finger Lakes PRISM

LIISMA (Long Island) PRISM  

Lower Hudson PRISM

Western NY PRISM