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Invasive Species Cornell In-service Conference

November 4th- 6th 1pm-2pm  State of the Science:  Jumping Worm Research & the JWORM Working Group  Session Time: Session 4 – Nov 4 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Description: Jumping worms are increasingly found in urban, managed, and natural landscapes and consequently have reached the notice of many gardeners, farmers, and natural resource professionals.  In response […]

Invasive Agricultural Pests and Diseases: European Cherry Fruit Fly and Plum Pox

Thursday, November 5; 2:00-3:00 PM Join via computer; Meeting Code: 130 709 2758 Facebook Event Plum Pox Virus 20 Year Fight – Now What? Lynn Evans- Goldner, National Policy Manager, USDA APHIS PPQ will discuss the 20 year fight against plum pox virus in the U.S., how it was eradicated from Pennsylvania, Michigan, and New […]

Managing Woody Invasive Species in the Fall and Winter

Thursday, November 12; 2:00-3:00 PM Join via Computer; Meeting Code: 130 716 0927 Facebook Event Webinar Agenda Join WNY PRISM to learn how to prevent, identify and manage woody invasive species including honeysuckle, common buckthorn, multiflora rose and more in the fall and winter. This webinar is appropriate for landowners and professionals alike. DEC Pesticide […]

Spotted Lanternfly: Impacts and Strategies for Ornamental Plants

Tuesday, November 17th 11AM EST REGISTER   While we still have a lot to learn, this will session will cover the status, impacts and management of spotted lanternfly in North America, including the latest information on the distribution of Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), SLF host preferences, and impacts on ornamental plants; in addition to, the latest […]

iMapInvasives Survey 123 Training Webinar

Wednesday, November 18th 1pm-2pm EST Register Join the iMap team to learn how to use the new iMapInvasives Survey 123, a comprehensive form for entering Presence, Not-detected, and Treatment records into iMapInvasives within esri's Survey123 app. With iMapInvasives Survey123, you can report invasive species observations as points, lines, and polygons using your mobile device's GPS, […]

What We’re Protecting

Thursday, November 19th 1 pm-2pm EST REGISTER  We know that invasive species negatively affect biodiversity and we know which invasive species we need to work on; however, it can be difficult to know exactly what you are protecting when you control invasive species. The St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario regionSLELO, has an amazing diversity of […]

Emerging Aquatic Threats in WNY

Thursday, November 19; 2:00-3:00 PM Join via Computer; Meeting Code: 130 481 0529 Facebook Event Webinar Agenda Aquatic invasive species pose a serious threat to WNY’s waterways and economy, making their prevention and early detection essential. Join Finger Lakes PRISM’s Hydrilla Project Manager, Kathryn Monacelli to learn about some of WNY’s most pressing concerns including water chestnut, Hydrilla and […]

Spotted Lanternfly Identification and Reporting

 Tuesday, December 1 11:00 AM-12:30 PM REGISTER Join the Finger Lakes PRISM and Thom Allgaier, Invasive Species Coordinator for the Department of Ag and Markets, as well as other experts, who will weigh-in on the current response to spotted lanternfly (SLF) in the Finger Lakes region, how to identify and report SLF this winter and […]


Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 2pm-3pm EST REGISTER Encroachment of woody vegetation threatens the biology and ecology of many types of ecosystems. The loss of natural foragers, fires, human-caused disturbance and the introduction of non-native plants combine to impact native vegetation and its associated wildlife. Removing invasive woody species improves the function of local ecosystem systems […]

Hike to Protect Your Hemlocks Webinar

Thursday, December 3rd Via Zoom Webinar 1pm-2pm EST REGISTER Take a hike and protect your hemlocks. Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is an invasive insect that kills hemlock trees. Hemlock trees are vital to the health of our forests. They provide food and shelter to wildlife and many eco-services that benefit people and nature. The purpose […]

Power of Natives Webinar

Thursday, January 14th 11am-12:30am Via Zoom REGISTER In our highly urbanized world, our yards often provide vital habitats for pollinators and native wildlife. Our yards also may be a pathway in which invasive plants may escape into our natural environments. You can support pollinators and wildlife and protect natural areas by choosing to grow native […]

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. For information on upcoming meetings and locations, please contact Rob Williams, the PRISM Manager at

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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).

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