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Calendar of Events

July 2019

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  • Woods Walk: The Secret Life of Trees
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  • Afternoon with a Boat Steward
  • Afternoon with a Boat Steward
  • NY Invasive Species Awareness Week
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  • Forest Health Specialist Climbing Demonstration
  • Slender False Brome Education and Removal Day
  • Environmental Science Camp
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  • Spotted Lanternfly: The State of the Science
  • Forest Health Specialist Climbing Demonstration
  • An Introduction to Chautauqua Lake’s Invasive Aquatic Plants
  • Walk and Talk: Seneca Bluffs Restoration Project
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  • Forest Health Specialist Climbing Demonstration
  • Oh Deer! The Story of Kel, the Non-Native Fallow Deer
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  • Wild Weeds of WNY
  • Honeysuckle Harvest
  • Buffalo River Speaker Series- Invasive Species Identification
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  • Alien Invaders from Outer States
  • Hike and Strike
  • Invasive Aquatic Plants - Citizen Scientist Field Survey
  • Invasive Species Carnival
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  • Niagara River Islands Adventure Tour!
  • Trail Steward Saturday
  • Hike with a Naturalist
  • Invasive Species Walk and Talk
  • WNY PRISM at the Canal Village Farmer's Market
  • Invasive Species Carnival
  • Afternoon with a Boat Steward
  • Afternoon with a Boat Steward
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  • Forest Health Specialist Climbing Demonstration
  • Canalfest
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  • Spotted Lanternfly and other Invasive Landscape Tree Pests
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  • Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants on Forestland
  • How to Achieve Communications Goals for Reducing the Spread of Invasive Species
  • Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants on Forestland
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  • 27th Annual ReLeaf Conference: Community Forestry in a Rapidly Changing World
  • WNY PRISM at the Genesee County Fair
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  • Lower Hudson PRISM Partner Meeting-Remote
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  • WNY PRISM at the Orleans County Fair
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  • WNY PRISM at the Elmwood Village Farmers Market
  • Wild America Festival
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  • Stella Niagara Volunteer Workday

Latest News

Giant Hogweed: NYS DEC Announces Management Progress

Giant Hogweed: NYS DEC Announces Management Progress

Giant hogweed is one of the most infamous invasive species in our area. It is well known for its ability to cause severe skin and eye irritation resulting in painful burns, scarring and even blindness. Thankfully, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) has been working to eradicate populations across the state. […]

Welcome to our Slender False Brome Seasonal Staff

Welcome to our Slender False Brome Seasonal Staff

WNY PRISM is pleased to welcome its seasonal employees who focus on Slender False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum), including two Survey Technicians, Amanda Gabryszak and Kathleen McCormick, and one GIS Technician, Melissa Boglioli. Amanda and Kathleen will survey sites within WNY PRISM’s region to find new populations of slender false brome while Melissa will continue her […]

Boat Stewards: Now at a Boat Launch Near You!

Boat Stewards: Now at a Boat Launch Near You!

This season marks an exciting first for WNY PRISM with the introduction of our first, fully developed Watercraft Inspection Program! Last week we trained 20 Boat Stewards and Lead Stewards, a tenfold increase from our two Boat Stewards last year. Throughout the summer, they will perform voluntary watercraft inspections to remove visible aquatic plants and […]

WNY PRISM Welcomes its 2019 Summer Crew

WNY PRISM Welcomes its 2019 Summer Crew

WNY PRISM is excited to welcome its 2019 Summer Crew! This year we are welcoming our three Invasive Species Management Assistants, Derek Claus, Ryan Elliott, and Payton Hanssen, as well as our Education and Outreach Assistant, Ashley Carmichael. Derek, Ryan and Payton will be working in the field on many different projects across our region. […]