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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!

By December 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Invasive Species Awareness Week Recap

Invasive Species Awareness Week Recap

New York State’s 2nd Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week WNY PRISM would like to thank our Partners and participants in the 2nd Annual New York Invasive Species Awareness Week. WNY hosted successful programs including the Community First Detector Invasive Pest Detection Workshop presented by the National Plant Diagnostic Network. This one day program featured speakers […]

Invasive Species Awareness Week Kick-Off!

Invasive Species Awareness Week Kick-Off!

NYS 2nd Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week – July 12 – 18, 2015 Groups across western New York are sponsoring activities July 12-18 during the New York State’s second annual Invasive Species Awareness Week. Some of the greatest harm to our environment and agriculture is caused by invasive plants and animals—organisms that have been accidentally […]

Invasive Species Awareness Week – Planning Events!

Invasive Species Awareness Week – Planning Events!

We are less than a month away from New York State’s 2nd Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW), July 12 – 18!  This year’s theme is Planting Native Alternative to Invasive Plants, but don’t let this limit the type of events you are planning. We are looking for any events (volunteer workdays, trainings, outreach) that raise awareness about invasive species […]