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 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 […]

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 links below for details). Registration is required to receive a link to the Zoom webinar and recordings will be sent to registrants. See below for […]

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 […]

NYS IPM First Friday Webinar Series

First Friday of the Month | 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT | Zoom | Free; registration required In this monthly virtual series, the NYS IPM explores timely topics to […]

Eastern Lake Ontario Swallow-wort Collaborative Webinar: Biocontrol Research and Field Applications Update

Hosted by SLELO PRISM’s Eastern Lake Ontario Swallow Wort Collaborative (ELOSC) please join us on Friday, February 2nd, 2024 from 1 pm-2:15 pm for an informative webinar.Continuing Education Credits Awarded:SAF Cat. 1: 1 CreditMaster naturalist: 1 hourISA: BCMA Science:0.5; Certified Arborist: 1.25; Practice:0.75Get the latest updates on swallow-wort biocontrol research and field applications. Hear from […]

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 management strategies, restoration practices, and more, attendees will be inspired to take action. Whether you are interested in bolstering your community science program or implementing […]

Enhancing the Health of Riparian Ecosystems Through Restoration and Invasive Species Management

Riparian areas play a vital role in water quality and provide many important ecosystem services. Invasive species can have a big impact on riparian areas by reducing biodiversity and altering ecosystem function. SLELO PRISM is working on enhancing the resiliency of riparian areas within the Eastern Lake Ontario region through invasive species management and restoration. […]

Aquatic Invasive Species Learning Experience

Join us for a 3-part learning series to be held this spring and summer. Continuing Education Credits will be applied for. May, 22 2024, 6:30-8 PM: Virtual Plant ID TrainingLearn about […]

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. 

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