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Don’t let HWA Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes!

Don’t let HWA Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes!

On June 6th, I joined Forest Entomologist, Dr. Mark Whitmore, along with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program’s (APIPP) Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator, Zachary Simek, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Ranger, Andrew Lewis, and DEC Forest Health Research Scientist, Jessica Cancelliere, on Great Sacandaga Lake to survey for hemlock woolly adelgid […]

By June 14, 2017 Read More →
Terrestrial Coordinator Blog:

Terrestrial Coordinator Blog:

Protecting Rare Species from Exotic Invaders By Zachary Simek This past summer I worked with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program’s (APIPP) Terrestrial Rapid Response Team and partners from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Department of Transportation (DOT), Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), and Adirondack Park Agency (APA) on a unique […]

By December 1, 2016 Read More →
Minerva Lake’s DASH for Eurasian Watermilfoil Control

Minerva Lake’s DASH for Eurasian Watermilfoil Control

What is Diver Assisted Suction Harvesting (DASH)? For the first time in the Adirondack Park’s history, the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) has approved the use of diver assisted suction harvesting (DASH) as a control method for Eurasian Watermilfoil (EWM). A jurisdictional determination of approval was provided to Aqualogic Inc. (Aqualogic); a company based out of […]

By August 16, 2016 Read More →

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Upcoming Events

Jun
27
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10:00 am Aquatic Invasive Plant Identific... @ Blue Mtn. Lake Volunteer Fire Department
Aquatic Invasive Plant Identific... @ Blue Mtn. Lake Volunteer Fire Department
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification and Survey Training - Blue Mtn. Lake @ Blue Mtn. Lake Volunteer Fire Department | Indian Lake | New York | United States
This Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification and Monitoring Techniques Training will teach participants how to identify submerged and floating invasive plants such as Eurasian watermilfoil, water chestnut and hydrilla, as well as how to perform simple[...]
Jun
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11:00 am NYS PRISM Monthly Call
NYS PRISM Monthly Call
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join this free call for the latest invasive species news around the state and a featured presentation.  Call schedule and details can be found here.More ways to share:TweetEmail
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12:00 am New York State Invasive Species ... @ Events will be held across NYS
New York State Invasive Species ... @ Events will be held across NYS
Jul 9 @ 12:00 am – Jul 15 @ 11:59 pm
New York State Invasive Species Awareness Week @ Events will be held across NYS
Invasive species related events have been scheduled across New York State as part of Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW)! Be sure to check the event calendar to find events near you, so that you can[...]
3:00 pm Making Waves Documentary Broadcast @ Mountain Lakes PBS
Making Waves Documentary Broadcast @ Mountain Lakes PBS
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Making Waves Documentary Broadcast @ Mountain Lakes PBS
The two-hour documentary, Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes, takes viewers below the surface of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem and into the middle of a complex war for survival.  For more than a century, non-native[...]