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WNY PRISM is Hiring!

WNY PRISM is Hiring!

WNY PRISM has an opening for a Slender False Brome Project Manager. Slender False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum) is an invasive species that has the ability to invade a wide-range of habitats and dominate these areas to the near complete exclusion of native vegetation.

By October 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Fall Newsletter Released!

Fall Newsletter Released!

WNY PRISM has released our Fall 2017 Newsletter. Articles highlight the restoration at Seneca Bluffs, pale and black swallow-wort, and the 2017 Field Season.

By September 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Fall Partner Meeting – October 5, 2017

Fall Partner Meeting – October 5, 2017

Please join WNY PRISM and our Partners for our Fall Partner Meeting!

By September 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
2017 Field Notes:  North Tonawanda Audubon Preserve

2017 Field Notes: North Tonawanda Audubon Preserve

WNY PRISM is working with Buffalo Audubon Society to manage invasive species at the North Tonawanda Audubon Nature Preserve. This preserve is home to hundreds of native species and is an important area for migratory birds.

By September 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
2017 Field Notes:  Invasive Species Surveys

2017 Field Notes: Invasive Species Surveys

When it comes to managing invasive species, there are several points to check off before you can even begin to actually manage them. You need to know what species you are looking for, what it looks like, and most important of all, location.

PRISM in the News! Franklin Gulf Volunteer Workday

PRISM in the News! Franklin Gulf Volunteer Workday

Invasive Plant Removal at Franklin Gulf County Park Written By:  Nick Ransbury, WNY PRISM Education and Outreach Assistant On Friday, July 14, 2017, as part of New York State’s Invasive Species Awareness Week, WNY PRISM hosted a volunteer workday at Franklin Gulf County Park, to remove invasive plants that have taken hold in the preserve. […]

WNY PRISM welcomes new Project Manager

WNY PRISM welcomes new Project Manager

Please join us as we welcome Lucy Nuessle, a western New York native, as our new, full-time Project Manager. It’s a homecoming for Lucy, as she spent her summer a couple years ago (2015) as one of WNY PRISM’s Invasive Species Management Assistants.

2017 Field Notes:  Vernal Pool Restoration

2017 Field Notes: Vernal Pool Restoration

WNY PRISM once again is working alongside Tifft Nature Preserve, this time on an ambitious vernal pool habitat restoration project involving invasive species removal.

PRISM in the News! – Audubon Community Nature Center

PRISM in the News! – Audubon Community Nature Center

Audubon Nearing the Finish Line in Wiping Out Invasive Water Chestnut Press Release – Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Jamestown, NY – Hundreds of volunteers over five summers deserve credit for the Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC) nearing the finish line in eradicating the European Water Chestnut that first appeared in 2013. Audubon senior naturalist Jeff […]

Invasive Species Awareness Week Events Announced!

Invasive Species Awareness Week Events Announced!

Join WNY PRISM as we celebrate New York State’s 4th Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW), July 9 – 15, 2017. Groups across the state are hosting events and activities to help raise awareness of invasive species and invasive species issues!

AIS Management Workshop

AIS Management Workshop

Join WNY PRISM and our Partners for a free workshop to learn more about aquatic invasive species and management strategies in the WNY Region.

WNY PRISM Welcomes Summer Crew

WNY PRISM Welcomes Summer Crew

WNY PRISM is very excited to welcome our 2017 Summer Crew. Joining us this year are Nick Ransbury as our Education and Outreach Assistant, and Heather Zimba and Kevin Sanders as our Invasive Species Management Assistants.

Spring Partner Meeting

Spring Partner Meeting

Join WNY PRISM and our Partners as we kick off 2017 with our Spring Partner Meeting!Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!

WNY PRISM Welcomes New Steering Committee Member – Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy

WNY PRISM Welcomes New Steering Committee Member – Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy

WNY PRISM would like to welcome the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy as a new member of our Steering Committee!

By January 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
WNY PRISM Fall Partner Meeting

WNY PRISM Fall Partner Meeting

Join WNY PRISM and our Partners for our Fall Partner Meeting to be held on Thursday, November 17th from 1 -3 pm at Woodlawn Beach State Park!

By November 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →