Terrestrial Trainings

Terrestrial Invasive Plant Identification and Management Training

Learn to manage pesky invasive plants on your property! This half-day training provides participants with an introduction to the biology and identification of common terrestrial invasive plants in the Adirondack PRISM. Attendees will learn up-to-date best management practices that are both environmentally conscious and effective. Continuing education credits are offered for DEC pesticide applicators, SAF foresters, and nursery and landscape professionals. For more information about this training, contact APIPP’s Terrestrial Project Coordinator.

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Terrestrial Invasive Plant Identification and Survey Training

Do you like to hike, camp, or spend time outdoors? Help APIPP better understand the distribution of terrestrial invasive plants in backcountry areas. This half-day training provides participants with an introduction to the biology and identification of common terrestrial invasive plants in the Adirondack PRISM. Attendees will learn about New York’s iMapInvasives database and how to report occurrences of invasives using a convenient mobile app. For more information about this training, contact APIPP’s Terrestrial Project Coordinator.

Check back in the Spring for training dates and locations!

Forest Pest Identification and Survey Training

Offered in collaboration with the New York State Hemlock Initiative, Adirondack Mountain Club, and local partners, this training provides participants with an overview of how to identify common forest pests in New York, with an emphasis on the hemlock woolly adelgid. The training includes an overview of New York’s iMapInvasives database, with an outdoor demonstration on how to record survey effort and document invasive species occurrences using a convenient mobile app. For more information about this training, contact APIPP’s Terrestrial Project Coordinator.

Trainings are offered as requested by partners. Please check our calendar or Facebook for a list of upcoming events.