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WNY PRISM’s Fall 2020 Newsletter: Biocontrols

WNY PRISM’s Fall 2020 Newsletter: Biocontrols

WNY PRISM has released our Fall 2020 Newsletter! This is our first newsletter with a theme: biocontrols. The first article is an introduction to what biocontrols are and how they’re approved. Our newsletter also includes articles on biocontrols currently in development for some of WNY’s most notorious invasive species. Thank you to all of our […]

By October 20, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
WNY PRISM’s Fall Webinar Series

WNY PRISM’s Fall Webinar Series

WNY PRISM is pleased to announce the beginning of our webinar series. Every Thursday, starting October 15, we will host a new webinar devoted to an important topic related to invasive species management in western New York. Stay tuned for more updates! If you missed any of these webinars live, or any from our Spring […]

By September 29, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Now Hiring: Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager

Now Hiring: Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager

WNY PRISM is seeking qualified candidates for our Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager. Apply today and join our team! The Program Manager will coordinate all aspects of our regional Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Program that includes ~20 boat launch sites across the eight-county western New York PRISM region. The Program Manager will also lead WNY PRISM […]

By August 11, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Welcome to our 2020 Special Projects Technicians

Welcome to our 2020 Special Projects Technicians

WNY PRISM is excited to welcome its Special Projects Technicians, Melissa Boglioli, Amanda Gabryszak and Alexander Krest. Melissa has worked with WNY PRISM for the past two years and will continue to use her GIS expertise to create models and maps that give us insight into how to best manage invasive species. Amanda is also […]

Welcome to our 2020 Seasonal Crew

Welcome to our 2020 Seasonal Crew

WNY PRISM is carrying on with our seasonal preparation remotely and this week we began training our seasonal Crew! Join us in welcoming our three Invasive Species Management Assistants, Julia Biondi, Jason Kappan, and Kyle Serena, as well as our Education and Outreach Assistant, Danielle Dolan.

WNY PRISM’s Webinar Series

WNY PRISM’s Webinar Series

WNY PRISM is pleased to announce the beginning of our webinar series. Each Thursday during the month of May, we will host a new webinar devoted to an important topic related to invasive species management in western New York. Stay tuned for more updates! If you missed any of these webinars live, they will be […]

WNY PRISM Spring 2020 Newsletter

WNY PRISM Spring 2020 Newsletter

WNY PRISM has released our Spring 2020 Newsletter! Inside you’ll see our updated layout and find featured stories including Native Plants For Your Garden, a profile on Jumping Worms, our Partner Feature discussing Tall Waterhemp, WNY PRISM’s newest volunteer program along Tonawanda’s Rails to Trails Pathway, and much more!

WNY PRISM’s Spring Partner Meeting

WNY PRISM’s Spring Partner Meeting

Please join us for our Spring Partner Meeting which will feature specific, actionable items that you, our partners, requested during our strategic planning process. This meeting will be held via Webex (call in information for both computer and telephone are below) and is a great way to attend if time and distance have kept you […]

Now Hiring: Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager

Now Hiring: Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager

WNY PRISM is seeking qualified candidates for our Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager. Apply today and join our team! The Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager will coordinate all aspects of our regional Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Program that includes 20-25 Boat Stewards. This position also includes leading WNY PRISM aquatic invasive species early detection efforts including […]

WNY PRISM Boat Steward Positions Open!

WNY PRISM Boat Steward Positions Open!

WNY PRISM is hiring for its Watercraft Inspection Boat Steward Program! We are currently accepting applications for Boat Stewards/Environmental Educators (16) and Lead Stewards (2). Job sites will be located throughout the WNY PRISM region. Please see the job posting for additional details. Boat Stewards/Environmental Educators will interact daily with the public at boat launches. […]

By January 23, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
WNY PRISM 2020 Seasonal Crew Positions Open!

WNY PRISM 2020 Seasonal Crew Positions Open!

WNY PRISM is currently hiring for our 2020 Crew Positions! We are now accepting applications for an Education and Outreach Assistant (1) and Invasive Species Management Assistants (3).

By January 22, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
2020 Work Plan Released!

2020 Work Plan Released!

WNY PRISM is excited to announce the release of its ambitious 2020 Annual Work Plan. This plan promises to continue past endeavors such as our Watercraft Inspection Program and early detection surveys, while also expanding into new territories including the integration of iMapInvasives data into our invasive species profiles and the establishment of new Working […]

By January 22, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
2020 Boot Brush Station Program Open

2020 Boot Brush Station Program Open

We are now accepting applications for our 2020 Boot Brush Station Program. Visit our FAQ page for more information and access the application here!

By January 8, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Town of Tonawanda Rails-to-Trails: Invasive Plant Clean-up

Town of Tonawanda Rails-to-Trails: Invasive Plant Clean-up

WNY PRISM is excited to announce a new project in conjunction with the Town of Tonawanda. This project will use the power of volunteers to map and manage invasive species along the Rails-to-Trails pathway. This pathway is a valuable community resource that makes outdoor recreation readily available to community members, but invasive species along the […]

By December 17, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
2020 WNY PRISM Crew Assistance Program

2020 WNY PRISM Crew Assistance Program

WNY PRISM is currently seeking project proposals for consideration under the 2020 WNY PRISM Crew Assistance Program! To assist with invasive species management activities within the 8-county WNY PRISM region, the WNY PRISM Crew (Crew) is available to work with partners on new and ongoing management projects. The Crew works June through September and consists of trained Invasive Species Management Assistants (3). Eligible activities […]

By December 6, 2019 0 Comments Read More →