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ST. LAWRENCE EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO PARTNERSHIP FOR REGIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT

Volunteers Needed to Assist Restoration Planting

June 24th-29th 9 AM-3 PM EST South Sandy Creek car-top boat launch, located at 2234 Route 3 in Mannsvillle, NY REGISTER Volunteers are needed to assist with plantings to occur from June 24th through the 29th at the Lakeview Wildlife Management Area South Sandy Creek car-top boat launch located at 2234 Route 3 in Mannsvillle, […]

Water Chestnut Pulls in SLELO and Beyond

Join water chestnut removal efforts occurring in the SLELO region and beyond. Water chestnut (Trapa natans) is an invasive aquatic plant that grows thick, dense, floating mats that impede aquatic recreation, reduce waterfront property values, and alter aquatic ecosystems. Water chestnut populations can be suppressed through manual removals of their floating rosette and nutlets. What to […]

Oswegatchie River Water Chestnut Removal Effort

Saturday, July 15th, 2023 10 AM- 4 PM EST Oswegatchie River Event Press Release Facebook and Instagram graphics Facebook Event Link  REGISTER   Water chestnut is an invasive aquatic species that grows dense floating mats that impede outdoor recreation and reduce shoreline property values. There is an infestation of water chestnuts on the Oswegatchie River […]

Native Alternatives to Common Invasive Plants Webinar

September 14th, 1 PM-2 PM (EST) Webinar via Zoom REGISTER Many invasive plants were once considered desirable ornamentals that were intentionally introduced to gardens and landscapes only to escape into our natural environments. You can play a vital role in the introduction and prevention of invasive plants by choosing to grow native species and taking […]

Volunteers Needed for an Invasive Species Removal Workday

Minna Anthony Common Nature Center 4927 Cross Island Road, Fineview, NY 13640

Invasive Species Removal Workday hosted by NYS Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation When: Saturday, September 3rd Time: 10 AM-4 PM EST Where: Minna Anthony Nature Center located at, 44927 Cross Island Rd, Fineview, NY 13640 on Wellesley Island Contact: 315-482-2479 Details: Come join the Nature Center at Wellesley Island State Park for their Invasives Removal Workday! We will be focusing […]

2023 New York Invasive Species Expo

Save the date for the 2023 Invasive Species Expo at beautiful Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, NY! The NYS DEC Invasive Species Coordination Section and statewide partners are sponsoring an ‘Invasive Species Expo’ on September 24th – 26th and will be a hands-on experience featuring presentations, demonstrations, workshops, and opportunities for small-group discussions. […]

Guided Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Walk and Talk Series

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) kills hemlock trees. Hemlocks are a key tree species for healthy forests in the Tug Hill region and elsewhere, and your efforts can make a difference […]

Virtual Hike Challenge

Late fall and winter are ideal times of the year to take a hike and check hemlock trees for the presence of an invasive forest pest called hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA). This […]

Seasonal Webinar Series

We're hosting a series of Zoom webinars that will be held beginning in January 2024 through May. The webinars are free and continuing education credits are available (click on the […]

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 want to receive partner meeting announcements please email rwilliams@tnc.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).

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

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