Trainings and Workshops

APIPP Coordinator Brendan Quirion discusses proper equipment care and use with participants at the June 17th training in Elizabethtown.

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) and partners offer a variety of training/workshop opportunities throughout the year. APIPP staff also offer special presentations and programs for specific audiences, as requested. Please contact us for more information.

Terrestrial Invasive Plant Identification, Survey, and Management Trainings:

This three-hour training focuses on the identification, surveillance, and management techniques for common terrestrial invasive plants found in the Adirondack region. Continuing education credits are offered through the New York State Nursery and Landscape Association and Society of American Foresters during the management trainings. DEC pesticide recertification credits are also offered for licensed applicators.

2017 trainings will be held at the following locations:

Terrestrial Invasive Plant Identification & Surveillance Training:

Congregational Church of Willsboro – July 11th (10am-2pm)
3199 Main St.
Willsboro, NY 12996

Terrestrial Invasive Plant Identification & Management Training:

Northville Public Library – July 18th (10am-2pm)
341 S 3rd Street
Northville, NY 12134

Wead Library of Malone – July 19th (10am-1pm)
64 Elm Street
Malone, New York 12953-1594

For more information please contact APIPP’s Terrestrial Project Coordinator. To register, please complete this form.

Aquatic Invasive Plant & Animal Identification and Survey Trainings:

These three-hour training sessions provides information about aquatic invasive plants and animals on the move in the Adirondack region as well as the skills needed to identify and survey for them.

2017 trainings will be held at the following locations:

Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification & Surveillance Trainings:

Darrin Freshwater Institute in Bolton Landing – June 19th (10am-2pm)
5060 Lake Shore Drive
Bolton Landing, New York 129814
* Following this training is an iMapInvasives Training (2pm-4:30pm)

Adirondack Room in Paul Smith’s College – June 22nd (10am-2pm)
7777 NY-30
Paul Smiths, New York 12970

Volunteer Fire Department in Blue Mountain Lake – June 27th (10am-2pm)
3454 NY-28
Blue Mountain Lake, New York 12812

Aquatic Invasive Animal Identification & Surveillance Training:

Updated Location: Piseco Community Hall – August 8th (1pm-4pm)
155 Old Piseco Rd,
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

For more information or to register, please contact APIPP’s Aquatic Project Coordinator.

More training opportunities to come – Please check back!