Recent Blog Posts

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

Jul
26
Wed
11:00 am NYS PRISM Monthly Call
NYS PRISM Monthly Call
Jul 26 @ 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
Aug
4
Fri
10:00 am ADK Backcountry Water Monitors T... @ Lake George Land Concervancy Macionis Family Center for Conservation
ADK Backcountry Water Monitors T... @ Lake George Land Concervancy Macionis Family Center for Conservation
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
ADK Backcountry Water Monitors Training - Lake George Land Conservancy @ Lake George Land Concervancy Macionis Family Center for Conservation | Bolton | New York | United States
Monitor Lakes and Ponds in the Adirondack Backcountry for Invasive Species The citizen scientists who join the project will be trained to identify Aquatic Invasive Species that threaten the health of our Adirondack lakes and[...]
Aug
8
Tue
1:00 pm Aquatic Invasive Animal Identifi... @ Piseco Common School
Aquatic Invasive Animal Identifi... @ Piseco Common School
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aquatic Invasive Animal Identification Training @ Piseco Common School | Piseco | New York | United States
This is a three-hour training session that provides information about aquatic invasive animals on the move in the Adirondack region and the skills needed to identify and survey for them on your favorite lake. This training[...]
Aug
10
Thu
9:00 am Woods, Waters, and Waste: Preser... @ Adirondak Loj
Woods, Waters, and Waste: Preser... @ Adirondak Loj
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Woods, Waters, and Waste: Preserving Adirondack Wildness with Leave No Trace! @ Adirondak Loj | Lake Placid | New York | United States
Join the Adirondack Mountain Club and the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program to learn about how we can minimize our impacts while enjoying time in the Adirondack region! This program will discuss steps that can[...]