SLELO PRISM

Protecting Our Lands With Help From Biological Controls

Dozens of moth pupae known as Hypena opulenta were released in
four sites along Eastern Lake Ontario and along the St. Lawrence River – the epicenter of swallowwort in North America


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Twin Leaf, Jeffersonia diphylla

On August 6th 2020, our Early Detection Team discovered a plant in the eastern portion of our region, known as twin leaf (Jeffersonia diphylla). According to Natural Heritage there are only […]


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Summer Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Enjoy the rest of the summer with a fun outdoor scavenger hunt! Spot invasive species and notable natives, gaze at stars, and hike awesome trails! Check out the details to learn how you can have fun and win some great prizes from our partners with Nature Up North.


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Volunteering for Nature

You can help protect your favorite wild and urban places by keeping an eye out for invasive species, reporting observations via iMapInvasives, and by taking steps to control invasives you find on your property.


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Terrestrial Coordinator’s Update

As part of the effort to combat climate change and invasive species, SLELO PRISM is promoting our Urban Forest Sustainability Initiative, and aiding a restoration project on Tug Hill.


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Invasives Role in Local, Regional & State Economies

Local and regional communities have been challenged with preventing and controlling invasive species or remediating their impacts at costs ranging from several thousand to millions of dollars.


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The Natives We Protect In Invasive Species Work

We know that invasive species negatively affect biodiversity and we know which invasive species we need to work on; however, it can be difficult to know exactly what you are protecting when you control invasive species.


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Reversing the Positive Feedback Loop

By combating invasive species, we are able to protect indigenous species, thus mitigating the effects of climate change and preventing new invasive introductions. Climate change presents an immense challenge to management but also an unparalleled opportunity…


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Managers’ Memo: Protecting our Lands and Waters

Invasive species are sneaky, deceptive things that can undo much of our hard work and they can do it in the blink of an eye. Protecting our lands and waters means we must be highly aware of the harm invasive species can cause and be ready and willing to incorporate invasive species prevention, early detection, and rapid response into our long-term management.


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A Day in the Life of a Watercraft Steward!

Watch a video and see how watercraft stewards help prevent the spread of invasive species.


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