Pick a Time Slot to Attend a Virtual Training Training times are flexible The SLELO PRISM's invasive species Volunteer Surveillance Network (VSN) is intended to recruit and train volunteers to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Join guided hikes to learn how to survey for and report hemlock woolly adelgid – an invasive insect that kills hemlock trees. The Eastern Hemlock is a key tree species found throughout the Tug Hill region that provides many benefits for people and nature. Detecting the presence of HWA early on enhances management efforts to […]
Webinars, Seminars, Meetings, and More What’s Bugging You? First Friday Events (New York State IPM Program) Fridays | 12:00 pm. – 12:30 p.m. EDT | Zoom | Free; registration required In this monthly virtual series, the NYS IPM explores timely topics to help you use integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote […]
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 […]
Winter is a good time to start planning for your garden. Selecting what plants you will grow can be exciting but you could be playing a role in the introduction of invasive plants. Many invasive plants were once considered desirable ornamentals that were intentionally introduced to gardens and landscapes only to escape into our natural […]
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 […]
Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is an invasive insect that is killing hemlock trees and threatening the health of our forests. Although only the size of a sesame seed, HWA will have a big impact on our forests. The good news is that there are conservation and management strategies you can implement to protect hemlock trees. […]
Calling all water chestnut removal organizers! There is a state-wide effort to manage water chestnut and to capture efforts in iMapInvasives. This information is of interest to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and is being compiled by iMapInvasives into an interpretive dashboard intended to showcase efforts over time. iMapInvaives is hosting a training on […]
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 want to receive partner meeting announcements please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Save the Date for 2023 Partner Meetings:
Thursday, October 12th
Keewaydin State Park – Marina Pavilion, 10 am-12 pm 45165 State Route 12, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
The PRISM Network hosts a monthly Speaker Series on the last Wednesday of each month (except, July, August, and December).
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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