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Check out this inspiring story about rapid response efforts in the Adirondacks, featuring APIPP! http://blog.nature.org/science/2013/10/28/adirondacks-rapid-response-an-invasives-success-story/ Photo by Matt Miller/TNC
The Adirondack Park contains thousands of lakes and ponds, so it should come as no surprise that our quality of life is directly tied to water. The region’s waterways support our tourist-based economy through recreation and treasured beauty, provide clean drinking water, contribute to overall ecosystem health and even play a role in determining property values. Unfortunately, aquatic invasive species threaten these values, and they are on the move.
News Release For Release: Immediate Regarding: LCBP Seeks Local Grant Proposals Date: September 30, 2013 Contact: Bill Howland, LCBP Manager at (802) 372-3213 Lake Champlain Basin Program Seeks Local Grant Proposals Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is seeking proposals for local grants to support the implementation of the long […]
Uncertain about how to ensure that you are not transporting aquatic invasive species in or on your canoe or kayak?Check out this great video produced by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail instructing paddlers how to Clean, Drain, and Dry!
Billy Martin conducting an aquatic invasive species presentation for the Jenny Lake community on August 10th, 2013. This has been an unequivocal summer working for APIPP. When I first came on board in mid-May, 2013, I expected to learn a lot about invasive species and how to become an effective educator and natural resource manager. […]
APIPP Volunteer, Pat Deyle (Center), unveiling the new Watershed Steward “Shed” donated by the Raquette Lake Preservation Foundation at the Raquette Lake Boat Launch. Being an APIPP volunteer comes with certain responsibilities. Volunteer lake monitors for APIPP’s Aquatic Invasive Species Project are one of the first lines of defense against aquatic invasive species (AIS). With […]
Attendees visit a site near the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek to observe a mock-demonstration of herbicide stem-injection and foliar spray treatments for managing Japanese knotweed. On August 5th, 2013, APIPP organized a management summit focused on a priority, terrestrial invasive plant that has been spreading rapidly throughout the Adirondacks: Japanese knotweed. The […]
Paul Rischmiller, Crew Leader for Invasive Plant Control (APIPP’s Rapid Response Team), and APIPP’s Terrestrial Invasive Species Project Coordinator, Brendan Quirion, describe and demonstrate how to treat and manage Japanese knotweed infestations at a site behind the Bolton Landing Town Hall on Thursday, July 25th. APIPP has been conducting a series of Terrestrial Invasive Plant […]
Spiny waterflea specimens collected from Sacandaga Lake in Speculator, NY on Wednesday, July 24th. This invasive zooplankton was confirmed in Sacandaga Lake by NYS DEC officials in 2010. APIPP Aquatic Invasive Species Project Coordinator, Meghan Johnstone, has been testing the efficacy of APIPP’s new sampling protocol for finding the invasive zooplankton, spiny and fishhook waterfleas […]
Olympic Center, Lake Placid Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department Cranberry Lake Volunteer Fire Department Town of Webb, Visitor Center The APIPP team would like to thank all those who supported and participated in Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week. We very much appreciate your dedication and hard work in raising awareness about invasive species. Thanks again for […]