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Field Notes 2022: Rattlesnake Hill WMA

Field Notes 2022: Rattlesnake Hill WMA

WNY PRISM Survey and Monitoring Technicians focused on surveying ​for Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum) at Rattlesnake Hill Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Rattlesnake Hill WMA is 5,100 acres and located between Livingston and Allegany Counties in Dalton, NY

Become an Early Detector!

Become an Early Detector!

Early detection is the process of observing and documenting an invasive species before it has established widespread populations. While even the best prevention efforts cannot stop all invasive species, early detection is a critical second defense. It increases the likelihood that localized populations will be found, contained, and eradicated before they become widely established. Early […]

Volunteer Workdays: Japanese Stiltgrass Removal

Volunteer Workdays: Japanese Stiltgrass Removal

Join WNY PRISM to help remove Japanese stiltgrass at volunteer workdays this summer! Japanese stiltgrass is an early detection priority species in western New York and we need your help to protect our lands and waters from this invasive species.

WNY PRISM 2022 Seasonal Positions Open!

WNY PRISM 2022 Seasonal Positions Open!

WNY PRISM is currently hiring for our 2022 Crew positions! We are now accepting applications for three full-time Invasive Species Management Assistants, one full-time Education and Outreach Assistant, one full time Survey Technician, and one part-time GIS Technician. The WNY PRISM Invasive Species Management Assistants (ISMA) will work closely with the WNY PRISM Terrestrial Program […]

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers Needed!

Join WNY PRISM to help remove Japanese stiltgrass at volunteer workdays this summer! Japanese stiltgrass is an early detection priority species in western New York and we need your help to protect our lands and waters from this invasive species.