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Invasive Species Symposium

Invasive Species Symposium

You’re invited to attend WNY PRISM’s first Invasive Species Symposium being held on October 18 at the SUNY Buffalo State Alumni & Visitor Center!

Invasive Species Management Workshops

Invasive Species Management Workshops

Join WNY PRISM for two workshops on invasive species Best Management Practices and management planning, one focused on terrestrial species and the other on aquatic species.

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.

Spring 2022 Partner Meeting

Spring 2022 Partner Meeting

Join WNY PRISM for our Spring Partner Meeting, being held on Thursday, April 21 from 1:00 – 3:30 pm. The meeting will be held at the Buffalo State Alumni and Visitor Center with a remote attendance option via Zoom. As part of the program we will hear from guest speakers on ecosystem-based restoration, swallow-wort biocontrol, […]

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Community Scientists Needed!

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Community Scientists Needed!

The Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a hugely important tree species upon which entire ecosystems depend. This species provides stream habitat for trout species, creates habitat for countless native plant and animal species, and enhances any outdoor recreation experience. Unfortunately, these majestic trees are under attack from the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA), an invasive, aphid-like […]

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 […]

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Volunteers Needed!

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Survey: Volunteers Needed!

The Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a hugely important tree species upon which entire ecosystems depend. The species provides stream habitat for trout, creates habitat for countless native plant and animal species, and enhances any outdoor recreation experience. Unfortunately, these majestic trees are under attack from the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), an invasive, aphid-like insect. […]

“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, […]

Fall 2021 Partner Meeting

Fall 2021 Partner Meeting

Join WNY PRISM for our Fall Partner Meeting, being held at Tifft Nature Preserve on Thursday, October 21 from 1:00 – 3:30 pm. This will be our first in-person partner meeting since November 2019! As part of the program we will hear from guest speakers on volunteer coordination and restoration, and updates from WNY PRISM […]

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 […]

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!

Spring Partner Meeting 2021

Spring Partner Meeting 2021

Join WNY PRISM for our 2021 Spring Partner Meeting! Thursday, April 15; 1:00 – 3:00 pm – online.