SLELO PRISM

Eastern Lake Ontario Symposium Resources

The Eastern Lake Ontario Invasive Species Symposium is a biennial event hosted by the St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (SLELO PRISM). It is a professional exchange of information that provides applicable and timely ways to support invasive species prevention and management initiatives while also enhancing the health and resiliency of the natural systems that make the St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario region so special. 

Presentation slides, recordings, and resources from each symposium are provided below. 

2021 Symposium Resources & Virtual Exhibits

June 23rd AM Session Resources: What We're Protecting

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd, 10:05 AM-Nature Knows No Boundaries

Rob Williams- SLELO PRISM Program Manager 

<<Webinar Slides>>

 

Resources

Coming soon

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd, 10:20 am-Protecting Regional Water Resources from Invasive Species Impacts

Emily Sheridan- Eastern Great Lakes Watershed Coordinator; NYS Department of Environmental Conservation/Natural Heritage Trust

<<Webinar Slides>>

 

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd 10:40 am- An Integrated Approach to Invasive Plant Management and Habitat Restoration For The Threatened American Hart’s-tongue Fern

Mike Serviss- Regional Conservation Project Coordinator- Central Region OPRHP

<Webinar Slides>

 

Resources

NYS Parks FORCES website

USFWS hart’s-tongue fern recovery story

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd, 11:00 am- Protecting Native Lillies from an Invasive Pest

Paul Siskind- Master Naturalist 

<Webinar Slides>

 

Resources

If you find any wild populations of lilies (Lilium canadense, L. michigananse, L. philadelphicum, L. lancifolium) located within St. Lawrence county (or in nearby areas of Franklin or Jefferson counties), please contact: 

Paul Siskind

paul@paulsiskind.com

(315) 353-2389

IPM Control of Lily Leaf Beetle in Gardens

Report the presence of Lily Leaf Beetles in gardens

Submit lily leaf beetle larvae for testing to learn the presence of biological control wasps 

 

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd 11:20 am- Tribal Resource Connection to Landscapes and Ecological Communities

Leslie Benedict- St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

<Webinar Slides>

Resources

Coming soon

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd 11:35am- Restoring Native Habitats Through Invasive Species Management

Peter Zimmer- Thousand Island Region NYS Parks

<Webinar Slides>

Resources

Coming soon

Wednesday June 23rd PM Sessions: Call For Collaboration

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd, 1:05pm- Leveraging iMapInvasives Data to Support State-wide Invasive Species Research Initiatives

Mitchell O’Neil-New York Natural Heritage Program/iMapInvasives

<<Webinar Slides>>

 

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd, 1:40pm- Enhancing Early Detection and Outreach for a Top Priority Invasive Pest-Spotted Lanternfly

Megan Pistolese-SLELO PRISM & Michael Gimbalvo- AGM

<Webinar Slides>

 

Help Spread the Word About SLF

Share these premade spotted lanternfly infographics on your social media pages or websites. 

Session

Wednesday, June 23rd 2:15pm- Conserving Hemlocks Through Prioritization

Caroline Marschner- New York State Hemlock Initiative-Cornell University

<<Webinar Slides>>

 

Thursday June 24th AM Sessions: Protecting Aquatic Ecosystems

Session

Thursday, June 24th 10:05 am Sustaining Healthy Waters

Brittney Rogers- SLELO PRISM

<Webinar Slides>

 

Session

Thursday, June 24th 10:40am: Pathways of Invasion

Michale Glennon- Paul Smiths ADK Watershed Institute

<Webinar Slides>>

 

 

Resources

Session

Thursday, June 24th, 11:00 am- Investigating the Relationship Between Invasive and Native Mussels in the Lower Grasse River

Lauren Eggleston-Save the River

<<Webinar Slides>>

 

Resources

Coming soon 

Session

Thursday, June 24th, 11:25 am- Rearing Milfoil Weeviles Through Community Science

Sarah Trick- Indian River Lakes Watershed Coordinator

<Webinar Slides>

 

Session

Thursday, June 24th, 1:05 pm- Sustaining Healthy Lands

Robert Smith- SLELO PRISM

 

 

Resources

Urban Forest Sustainability Initiative

 

Black River Trail Feasibility Study 

Biocontrol in SLELO PRISM

 

Session

Thursday, June 24th 1:40pm- Biocontrol in NYS and What’s Being Released in the SLELO

Carrie Brown-Lima – New York Invasive Species Research Institute-Cornell University

<Webinar Slides>

Session

Thursday, June 24th, 2:00 pm- Developing a Plan to Protect the Dunes

Patricia Shulenburg- An Eastern Lake Ontario Dune Foundation Board Director

<<Webinar Slides>>

 

Session

Thursday, June 24th 2:15pm- Leveraging Aerial Imagery and Artificial Intelligence to Aid Invasive Species Detection Efforts 

Mike Rawitch-Ramboll Management Consulting

<<Webinar Slides>>

Resources

Coming soon

SYMPOSIUM ARCHIVE

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Rob Williams rwilliams@tnc.org 
PRISM Coordinator

MeganPistolese megan.pistolese@tnc.org 
Outreach and Education

Brittney Rogers brittney.rogers@tnc.org 
Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator

Robert Smith robert.l.smith@tnc.org 
Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator

During this time the best way to contact our team is via email.

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