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“Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species” Documentary Viewing Party

“Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species” Documentary Viewing Party

Join the PRISM network and DEC for a virtual viewing of “Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species,” a new hour-long documentary from DEC and West Field Production Co.! Uninvited introduces the concept of invasive species and focuses on some that are threatening New York’s environment and economy. The film will also explain ways that you, […]

Beaver Meadow Walk and Talk

Beaver Meadow Walk and Talk

WNY PRISM Walk and Talk at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center Join WNY PRISM for an educational Walk and Talk at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center on Saturday, October 2 from 10:00 –11:30 am. WNY PRISM staff will be on hand to talk and answer questions about the invasive species found at the nature center. Beaver Meadow […]

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Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop

Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop

Saturday, September 25, 2021 ~ 10:00am – 12:00pm Join WNY PRISM for a practical workshop on aquatic invasive plant identification, designed for private landowners and general recreationists. The workshop will show you how to identify many different types of aquatic plant species, both invasive species and some of their native look-alikes. We will have a […]

Invasive Species Management Workshop

Invasive Species Management Workshop

Saturday, August 7, 2021 ~ 9:00 – 11:30 AM Join WNY PRISM and Tifft Nature Preserve for a practical workshop on invasive species management, designed for private landowners and managers alike. The Workshop will take you through the Best Management Practices necessary to successfully address some of the most common and problematic invasive species including, […]

Walk and Talk

Walk and Talk

WNY PRISM Walk and Talk at Unity Island Park Join WNY PRISM and Friends of Unity Island for an educational Walk and Talk at Unity Island Park on Wednesday, August 4 from 6 – 7:30 pm. WNY PRISM staff will be on hand to talk and answer questions about invasive species, management and habitat restoration […]

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.

New York Invasive Species Awareness Week!

New York Invasive Species Awareness Week!

Join the Celebration! WNY PRISM has several events and opportunities to learn about invasive species set for NYISAW!

WNY PRISM’s 2021 Spring Newsletter

WNY PRISM’s 2021 Spring Newsletter

WNY PRISM has released our Spring 2021 Newsletter! This spring we’ve focused on our Watercraft Inspection Stewardship Program, early detection/rapid response, and prioritization.

Fall Newsletter Released!

Fall Newsletter Released!

WNY PRISM has released our Fall 2017 Newsletter. Articles highlight the restoration at Seneca Bluffs, pale and black swallow-wort, and the 2017 Field Season.

By September 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Invasive Species Awareness Week Events Announced!

Invasive Species Awareness Week Events Announced!

Join WNY PRISM as we celebrate New York State’s 4th Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW), July 9 – 15, 2017. Groups across the state are hosting events and activities to help raise awareness of invasive species and invasive species issues!

2016 Field Notes:  Farmers’ Markets

2016 Field Notes: Farmers’ Markets

During the 2016 summer season the WNY PRSIM Crew traveled to several Farmer’s Markets throughout our 8 county region to educate the public and talk about our mission to help prevent and minimize the impact of invasive species. Batavia, Salamanca, Dunkirk, Franklinville, Lockport and Clarence Farmers’ Markets generously hosted us as one of their informational […]

By September 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Winter Tree and Shrub ID

Winter Tree and Shrub ID

– Invasive trees and shrubs can be easy to identify during summer. But, what happens in the winter when the leaves and flowers are long gone? Don’t give up!

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2015 Summer Education and Outreach

2015 Summer Education and Outreach

– It has been a rewarding and busy summer for our education and outreach efforts at WNY PRISM. We launched our new website, attended regional events, and our first newsletter was created this spring with a second edition coming!

August is Tree Check Month

August is Tree Check Month

August is the USDA’s Tree Check Month #TreeCheck2015. You can participate and help by taking just 10 minutes to walk around your yard or neighborhood to check your trees for the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). The beetle is most likely to be seen during this time as it is now emerging from trees. ALB has […]