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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.

Data Gap Species Photo Contest!

Data Gap Species Photo Contest!

Each year, WNY PRISM works with partners to develop species priorities lists that help guide management efforts. In addition to identifying early detection and approaching region species, our survey priorities include a list of data gap species. These species are those for which more information is needed regarding presence and distribution within our region. We […]

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 […]

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. […]

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.

PRISM in the News! Franklin Gulf Volunteer Workday

PRISM in the News! Franklin Gulf Volunteer Workday

Invasive Plant Removal at Franklin Gulf County Park Written By:  Nick Ransbury, WNY PRISM Education and Outreach Assistant On Friday, July 14, 2017, as part of New York State’s Invasive Species Awareness Week, WNY PRISM hosted a volunteer workday at Franklin Gulf County Park, to remove invasive plants that have taken hold in the preserve. […]