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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 →
2016 Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification & Survey Trainings A Success

2016 Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification & Survey Trainings A Success

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) successfully trained over 30 volunteer lake monitors during this summer’s Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification & Survey Trainings. Three trainings were offered during the month of June in Bolton Landing, Paul Smith’s and Old Forge. Attendees were trained in how to identify and survey for aquatic invasive plants which pose […]

By July 26, 2016 Read More →

Watch & Learn

Upcoming Events

May
31
Wed
11:00 am NYS PRISM Monthly Call
NYS PRISM Monthly Call
May 31 @ 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.
Jun
14
Wed
8:30 am Black River Watershed Conference @ View Arts Center
Black River Watershed Conference @ View Arts Center
Jun 14 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Registration for the Seventh Annual Black River Watershed Conference is now open! A $25 registration fee is required, which includes the conference, breakfast, lunch AND a boat tour! APIPP’s Terrestrial Project Coordinator will present on[...]
Jun
19
Mon
10:00 am Aquatic Invasive Plant Identific... @ Darrin Freshwater Institute
Aquatic Invasive Plant Identific... @ Darrin Freshwater Institute
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The APIPP Invasive Plant Identification and Monitoring Techniques Training will train participants on how to identify aquatic invasive plants such as Eurasian watermilfoil, water chestnut and hydrilla, as well as how to perform simple surveys[...]
2:00 pm New York iMapInvasives Training @ Darrin Freshwater Institute
New York iMapInvasives Training @ Darrin Freshwater Institute
Jun 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The iMapInvasives Training will cover the basics of reporting new locations and finding the information you need from the maps and queries.  iMapInvasives is an online mapping tool that supports efforts to protect New York[...]