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APIPP Events Calendar

Jul
9
Mon
Innovations in Invasive Species Prevention, Early Detection, & Management Summit @ Tannery Pond Community Center
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Innovations in Invasive Species Prevention, Early Detection, & Management Summit @ Tannery Pond Community Center | North Creek | New York | United States

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Innovations in Invasive Species Prevention, Early Detection and Management Summit

The summit will be held on Monday, July 9th from 10:00am – 3:30pm at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek (228 Main St, North Creek, NY 12853).

A morning session on Advancements in Biological Control & Host Resistance for Invasive Species Management will be followed by a session on Advancements in Remote Sensing & New Technologies for Invasive Species Prevention & Early Detection in the afternoon. The summit is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. For additional details, please see the below promotional flyer. The final agenda is currently under development and will be posted over the coming weeks.

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Innovations Summit Flyer

Program Agenda

Jul
11
Wed
Aquatic and Terrestrial Invasive Species Identification and Survey Workshop @ Lake Placid Beach House
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Lake Placid Land Conservancy in welcoming Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program’s Erin Vennie-Vollrath and Zack Simek for a free workshop during New York’s Invasive Species Awareness Week. This hands-on workshop will provide training on how to survey and identify many aquatic and terrestrial invasive species found in the Adirondacks, including those posing the biggest threat of invasion. You will also receive training on using the program iNaturalist to record and report your observations while out and about in the Park.

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Jul
17
Tue
Terrestrial Invasive Plant Identification and Management Training @ Inlet Information Center
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Terrestrial Invasive Plant Identification and Management Training @ Inlet Information Center | Inlet | New York | United States

This in-depth training will expose participants to all aspects of terrestrial invasive plant identification and management. Attendees will learn how to identify priority terrestrial invasive plants in the Adirondack region and the best techniques to responsibly manage them while protecting environmental quality and desirable species.

 

 

Continuing education credits are pending for:

  • NYSDEC Certified Pesticide Applicators
  • Certified Nursery and Landscape Professionals
  • Society of American Foresters
  • New York State Logger Training

This is a free training, but registration is required and can be completed here. For more information, contact APIPP’s Terrestrial Invasive Species Project Coordinator, Zachary Simek.

Jul
28
Sat
Invasive Species Trek Along the Saranac River Trail
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Invasive Species Trek Along the Saranac River Trail @ Plattsburgh | New York | United States

Join APIPP’s seasonal educator, Katherine Gale, for an interpretive trek along the Saranac River Trail. Participants will learn how to identify several common terrestrial invasive plants while enjoying scenic views of the Saranac River. To sign up, please visit: http://saranacrivertrail.org/node/203/register

The trek will begin on Steltzer Rd, near the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

 

Aug
9
Thu
Nature Fair @ Adk Chapter of The Nature Conservancy
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nature Fair @ Adk Chapter of The Nature Conservancy | Keene Valley | New York | United States

While summer is in full force here in the Adirondacks, so is the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy’s conservation work. In the midst of a busy season, we’d like to take a moment to have some fun and invite you to join us for a summer celebration.

On Thursday, August 9, we will be hosting a Nature Fair for all ages at The Nature Conservancy office in Keene Valley. There will be music, activities, food and refreshments on the lawn for all to enjoy. The Adirondack Chapter team will showcase their work under the tent, complete with interactive displays, live drone demonstrations and videos. Sarah Underhill, Chair of the Adirondack Chapter Board of Directors, and I will offer brief welcoming remarks at 4:30 pm.

Aug
30
Thu
Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop @ Colton Fire Station
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Aquatic/Riparian invasive species reduce the health of an ecosystem, and can reduce property values. Attend this workshop to learn how to identify aquatic invasive species, prevention methods & control techniques.

Workshop Topics: Introduction to the PRISM Network, Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species, Basic invasive aquatic plant and native look-alikes identification, Control Methods/DEC Permits, Volunteer opportunities

This workshop is co-hosted by SLELO, APIPP and the Higley Association. For more details on the workshop see the Colton AIS Workshop agenda.

Nov
2
Fri
2018 APIPP Fall Partnership Meeting @ Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy
Nov 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
2018 APIPP Fall Partnership Meeting @ 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. 2nd for their fall partner meeting. The meeting will cover results from the field season as well as updates and next steps for various PRISM and partner initiatives. All those interested in protecting the Adirondack region from invasive species impacts are welcome to attend.