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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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Oct
25
Wed
11:00 am NYS PRISM Monthly Call
NYS PRISM Monthly Call
Oct 25 @ 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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Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative - Research Webinar Series with APIPP
APIPP’s Brendan Quirion and Zachary Simek along with SUNY Cortland’s Andrea Dávalos will present the results of a seven year invasive Phragmites australis management project in the Adirondacks recently published in the scientific journal Biological[...]
Nov
2
Thu
9:30 am APIPP 2017 Fall Partner Meeting @ The Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy
APIPP 2017 Fall Partner Meeting @ The Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy
Nov 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
APIPP 2017 Fall Partner Meeting @ The Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy | Keene Valley | New York | United States
Partner organizations and interested stakeholders of the Adirondack Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) will convene at the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy’s headquarters (8 Nature Way, Keene Valley, NY 12943) on Nov.[...]
Nov
29
Wed
11:00 am NYS PRISM Monthly Call
NYS PRISM Monthly Call
Nov 29 @ 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