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Calendar of Events

June 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Great Lakes ANS Regional Panel Meeting - Virtual
  • Rails to Trails Field Training/Survey Kick Off
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  • Plant Swap
  • Plant for Nature
  • Summer Saturdays Walk and Talk Series
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  • New York Invasive Species Awareness Week - June 6 - 12
  • Rails to Trails Field Training/Survey Kick Off
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  • Native Alternatives to Common Invasive Plants
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  • Walk and Talk: North Tonawanda Audubon Nature Preserve
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  • State of the Science: Harmful Algal Blooms and Invasive Species
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  • NYISAW: Letchworth Stewardship Day
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  • Launch and Learn
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  • Webinar: Spotted Lanternfly Ecology and Biocontrol
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  • GorgeFest
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  • Garden Art Sale
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  • IS Speaker Series
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Latest News

Field Notes 2022: Oak Orchard

Field Notes 2022: Oak Orchard

By Melanie Donofrio, Invasive Species Management Assistant Ten thousand years ago, Oak Orchard Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was submerged under glacial Lake Tonawanda. If you take NYS Route 77 to Oak Orchard, the ridge you follow is composed of glacial debris, known as a moraine, left behind by a receding iceberg that helped create the […]

Welcome to our 2022 Seasonal Crew

Welcome to our 2022 Seasonal Crew

WNY PRISM has begun training our 2022 seasonal Crew! Join us in welcoming our three Invasive Species Management Assistants, Brianna Saylor, Melanie Donofrio, and William Walston, as well as welcoming back our Education and Outreach Assistant, John Montgomery. Brianna, Melanie and William will work in the field to survey for invasive species, manage infestations and […]

Spring 2022 Newsletter Released!

Spring 2022 Newsletter Released!

WNY PRISM is excited to announce the release of our Spring 2022 Newsletter! In this edition, learn about WNY PRISM’s community science effort for mapping hemlock woolly adelgid, and further ways you can get involved with mapping other data gap species this upcoming field season. Discover what invasive plants you should avoid when planning your […]

Data Gap Species Photo Contest!

Data Gap Species Photo Contest!

Each year, WNY PRISM works with partners to develop species priorities lists that help guide management efforts. In addition to identifying early detection and approaching region species, our survey priorities include a list of data gap species. These species are those for which more information is needed regarding presence and distribution within our region. We […]