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WNY PRISM Spring 2018 Newsletter

WNY PRISM Spring 2018 Newsletter

WNY PRISM has released our Spring 2018 Newsletter! Featured stories include WNY PRISM’s Lending Library, and update on our Early Detection Program, and a Partner Spotlight on the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative and Phragmites Adaptive Management Framework. Check out our Spring 2018 Newsletter here:  Vol 4. Issue I Spring 2018  

Draft Invasive Species Management Plan

Draft Invasive Species Management Plan

The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Agriculture and Markets (DAM) announced the release of the State’s draft Invasive Species Comprehensive Management Plan for public comment – open until June 1, 2018.

Spring Partner Meeting

Spring Partner Meeting

The WNY PRISM Spring Partner Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Reservoir State Park. WNY PRISM Partner Meetings are a great way to learn about and get involved with regional invasive species efforts. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! *****PLEASE SEE VENUE CHANGE TO RESERVOIR STATE PARK***** The Partner Meeting will […]

WNY PRISM is Hiring!

WNY PRISM is Hiring!

WNY PRISM is now accepting applications for our 2018 Education and Outreach Assistant and Invasive Species Management Assistant positions. Both positions offer a great opportunity to work and learn in all aspects of invasive species management.

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WNY PRISM Crew Assistance Program

WNY PRISM Crew Assistance Program

WNY PRISM is currently accepting project proposals for consideration under our 2018 WNY PRISM Crew Assistance Program.

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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.

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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.

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Fall Partner Meeting – October 5, 2017

Fall Partner Meeting – October 5, 2017

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

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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.

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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!