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 in preventing the spread of this insect. From November through March, SLELO PRISM and the Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust will be leading guided walks […]

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 is because HWA forms a white woolly mass around its body during this time which makes it more noticeable. November through March you can help […]


December 7, 2023, from 12 PM- 4 PM EST DETAILS/REGISTER   The North American Invasive Species Management Association’s 4th Annual Weed Biocontrol Summit will be held virtually on December 7, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. – to 3:00 p.m. CST. The Biocontrol Summit communicates the latest in classical weed biocontrol research to North American invasive plant […]

Invasive Species to Watch for in the New Year Webinar

Join us on January 4th, 2024 1 PM- 2:15 PM to learn what invasive species to keep an eye out for in the new year.Continuing Education Credits Awarded: SAF Category 1: 1 creditMaster Naturalist: 1 hourISA: BCMA Science:0.75; Certified Arborist: 1.25; Practice:0.5Invasive species like spotted lanternfly, elm zigzag sawfly, box tree moth, and beech leaf […]

Adirondack Forest Ecology: A Case Study on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Great Smoky Mountains

January 18th, 10 AM- 11:30 AM REGISTER Join our partners at the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program for a fascinating discussion on Adirondack forests and how they could be changed by hemlock woolly adelgid, an invasive forest pest. Mark Lesser, associate professor with the Center for Earth and Environmental Science at Plattsburgh State University, will […]

Resilient Long Island Symposium

Resilient Long Island is a symposium in which community members, researchers, and professionals are invited to learn how to foster resilient ecological communities. After learning about native plants, invasive species […]

Volunteer to Assist Biocontrol Monitoring Project

SLELO PRISM is seeking volunteers to assist with an emerald ash borer biocontrol monitoring program occurring on Wednesdays at 10 AM from June 5th through September 25th at the SUNY Oswego University Rice Creek Field Station. A virtual training will be provided in May and guidance will be given during each monitoring survey. The purpose of […]

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).

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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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