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2016 Field Notes:  Silver Lake Survey

2016 Field Notes: Silver Lake Survey

On July 29, WNY PRISM surveyed Silver Lake in Wyoming County, for aquatic and terrestrial invasive plants. Silver Lake has a maximum depth of 37ft and around 7 miles of shoreline, and the outlet and inlet of the lake both sit on the north end of the lake, less than 500ft from each other. On […]

2016 Field Notes:  Native Planting at Tifft

2016 Field Notes: Native Planting at Tifft

WNY PRISM assisted staff at Tifft Nature Preserve this summer with planting over 2250 native plant plugs, as part of their continuing efforts to increase the diversity of native plants as well as combat the invasive plants which threaten these habitats. Over the course of two years, Tifft has planted over 30,000 plugs, including 20 […]

Town of Amherst Working to Stop the Spread!

Town of Amherst Working to Stop the Spread!

WNY PRISM recently partnered with the Town of Amherst to further develop an educational campaign aimed at raising awareness on invasive plant species found in our local communities. This campaign was launched by the Invasive Species Plant Committee (ISPC) which was created last fall by the town Amherst to unite both residents and employees on […]

Spring Partner Meeting – April 28th

Spring Partner Meeting – April 28th

Please join WNY PRISM and our Partners as we kick off our 2016 Field Season with our Spring Partnership Meeting! Partner Meetings offer a great opportunity to learn about new invasive species efforts and to meet with Partners implementing projects across our region.

Fall Partnership Meeting

Fall Partnership Meeting

– WNY PRISM’s Fall Partnership Meeting was held on Thursday, November 19th at Fredonia. WNY PRISM was joined by over 30 Partners and Stakeholders to hear guest speakers

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Great Lakes Action Agenda

Great Lakes Action Agenda

– The New York Great Lakes Basin Interim Action Agenda is a guide to promote successful ecosystem-based management within the Great Lakes Basin. Join DEC for the next round of Work Group Meetings

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Fall Partnership Meeting 11/19/2015

Fall Partnership Meeting 11/19/2015

– Join WNY PRISM and our Partners for our Fall Partnership Meeting, being held on Thursday, November 19th. Don’t miss this opportunity to become involved in your PRISM!

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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!

Hydrilla Control Demonstration Project

Hydrilla Control Demonstration Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District is continuing to focus their demonstration project treatment efforts on the 15-mile section of the Erie Canal, from the Niagara River east to Lockport.