"KEENE VALLEY | Were it not for a Paul Smith’s student who had just taken a course on invasive species, mile-a-minute weed — the kudzu of the North — might be gaining a bigger toehold today in Lake Placid. It’s an example of how an aware citizenry can help stop invasives, both on land and in water," write's the Sun Community New's, Tim Rowland. Rowland interviewed APIPP's Program Manager, Tammara Van Ryn, discussing all the ways in which outdoor enthusiasts can help prevent the spread of invasive plants and animals while they enjoy the great out of doors. Check out recorded workshops from Invasive Species Awareness Week 2020 and learn how to identify invasive species impacting Adirondack lands and waters. While you're at it, download iMapInvasives to your mobile device and join the effort to conserve natural resources in the North Country!