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Aquatic Invasive Animal ID Training

Aquatic Invasive Animal ID Training

Want to learn more about aquatic invasive animals in and around the Adirondacks? Want to learn how to identify and prevent the spread of zebra mussels, Asian clams, and spiny water-fleas? spiny water-flea (Bythotrephes longimanus) Come out to APIPP’s Aquatic Invasive Animal ID Training at Paul Smith’s College on August 1st from 1 to 3pm. […]

By July 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Snapshots from Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week 2013

Snapshots from Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week 2013

Terrestrial Invasive Species Project Coordinator, Brendan Quirion, conducting a Terrestrial Invasive Plant Management Training for Landowners at SUNY ESF’s Ranger School in Wanakena on Tuesday, July 9th. More than 25 people attended. Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week display at the Paul Smith’s College Visitor Interpretive Center. Brendan Quirion and the Terrestrial Invasive Species Rapid Response […]

By July 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Schedule of Events for Invasive Species Awareness Week, July 7-13

Schedule of Events for Invasive Species Awareness Week, July 7-13

Daily (Signage, Region-wide) Keep an eye out for invasive species awareness messaging at various business and municipal roadside signs across the Adirondack region. Signs will include messages like, “Wash those waders! Save our Rivers!” See a sign with a message? Let us know where you saw it! Email Summer Educator, Billy Martin, [email protected], with the […]

By July 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Terrestrial Invasive Species Response Team Returns for a Third Year!

The Terrestrial Invasive Species Response Team Returns for a Third Year!

The Terrestrial Invasive Species Response Team – a four person seasonal crew from Invasive Plant Control, Inc. – returned to the Adirondack region on June 24th to help manage priority terrestrial invasive plant infestations for the summer. The Response Team approach is a core component of an effective regional strategy to protect the Adirondacks from […]

By July 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
SUP Festival

SUP Festival

Watershed Steward, Stephanie Korzec, staffing an invasive species display at the 2nd annual Stand-up Paddleboard Festival. On June 21-22, APIPP Summer Educator, Billy Martin, along with Paul Smith’s Watershed Steward Weekend Supervisor, Stephanie Korzec, and Watershed Steward, Jackie McCabe, spent two days at the second annual SUP (stand-up paddleboard) Festival on the shore of Lake […]

By July 1, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Beware of the Giant Hogweed – Report Sightings to APIPP

Beware of the Giant Hogweed – Report Sightings to APIPP

Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is widespread in NY, but very limited in its distribution in the Adirondack region. We must remain vigilant in its detection and control to preserve human health. Giant hogweed, native to Eurasia, is a perennial herb in the carrot and parsley (Apiaceae) family with the potential to cause significant dermatitis that […]

By June 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Invasive Insect Symposium

Invasive Insect Symposium

July 16, 2013 9:30 AM – 12 PM Ski Hut, Rt. 30, Indian Lake NY The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting an Invasive Insect Symposium on July 16th in Indian Lake from 9:30-12:00 at the Ski Hut off of Route 30.  Landowners, foresters, loggers, landscapers, community planners, hikers and interested citizens […]

By June 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Go Go Galerucella

Go Go Galerucella

Galerucella beetle awaiting transport while perched on a leaf. This week, APIPP Terrestrial Project Coordinator, Brendan Quirion, along with Summer Educator, Billy Martin, visited a purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) infestation outside of Elizabethtown, NY. This site isn’t your ordinary infestation – it has been treated using Galerucella, the Black-margined Loosestrife Beetle – a biological control […]

By June 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
APIPP Summer Activities

APIPP Summer Activities

Aquatic Invasive Plant ID and Survey Techniques Trainings – four-hour training session that teaches volunteers how to identify and report aquatic invasive plants in Adirondack waters. Thursday, June 20thDarrin Freshwater Institute – Bolton Landing10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25thPaul Smith’s College10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27thRaquette Lake School10 a.m. – 2 […]

By June 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
APIPP’s Summer Educator, Billy Martin, Hits the Ground Running

APIPP’s Summer Educator, Billy Martin, Hits the Ground Running

 Billy Martin distributing ash tree tags in Saranac Lake.  Billy Martin is a recent graduate from Paul Smith’s College where he studied Natural Resource Management and Policy. He worked as a boat launch steward for the Adirondack Watershed Institute’s Watershed Stewardship Program for the last two summers where he literally and figuratively “got […]

By May 31, 2013 1 Comments Read More →