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Calendar of Events

September 2019

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  • Monitoring and Managing Ash (MaMA) Workshop
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  • WNY PRISM at the Batavia Farmers Market
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  • Trail Steward Saturday
  • Stella Niagara Botanical Walk
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  • NYS DEC Urban and Community Forestry Grant Information Session
  • Ellicott Creek Park Workshop
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  • An Introduction to Chautauqua Lake’s Invasive Aquatic Plants
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  • Don't Move Firewood Outreach and Regulation Updates
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  • WNY PRISM at the Olean Farmers Market
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  • Reinstein Fall Festival
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  • IS Speaker Series
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  • Niagara Wildlife Festival
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  • NAISMA Annual Conference

Latest News

Strategic Planning Meeting

Strategic Planning Meeting

WNY PRISM needs help from our partners in our ongoing strategic planning process. Help shape WNY PRISM’s next 5 years! Sessions will be held on Friday, September 13 and Monday, September 16, 2019.

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2019 Field Notes: eDNA Sampling

2019 Field Notes: eDNA Sampling

Surveying for aquatic invasive species is difficult, especially in large, open bodies of water like the Great Lakes. The tools used in traditional surveying including nets, traps, electrofishing and rake tosses can miss early infestations that may consist of only a few individuals. However, when surveying for invasive species, we want to find new infestations […]

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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 […]