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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 →
Introducing Mitchell Jones, APIPP’s Invasive Species Seasonal Educator

Introducing Mitchell Jones, APIPP’s Invasive Species Seasonal Educator

With the summer recreation season fast approaching, collaborative efforts and partnerships to advance invasive species education, outreach and awareness are essential to keeping invasives out of our valued lands and waters. The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) relies upon its many partners and skillful team of staff to accomplish this. Each summer season, we […]

By June 13, 2016 Read More →