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Sunday, June 6 – Saturday, June 12, 2021

WNY PRISM is celebrating NYISAW with several events and opportunities to learn about invasive species and steps all of us can take to protect our local aquatic and terrestrial resources.

NYISAW is an annual event that promotes opportunities for community members to learn about invasive species, how they threaten our environment, economy, and health, and ways to manage these species through education, prevention and removal.

Sunday, June 6

NYISAW Kickoff Webinar

Learn about the wide-ranging events and opportunities taking place across NYS as part of NYISAW, being presented by WNY PRISM. The presentation will be recorded and available on multiple platforms, including WNY PRISM’s YouTube Channel, beginning Sunday morning.

Launch and Learn – 1:00 pm, multiple locations

Meet WNY PRISM’s Boat Stewards at any of our launches to learn more about your favorite places to recreate and how the program helps protect our waters.

Monday, June 7

Seneca Bluffs Walk and Talk – 6:30 PM

WNY PRISM and Erie County will lead a walking tour of Seneca Bluffs to discuss the invasive species removal and restoration project taking place at the preserve.

Wednesday, June 9

Webinar:  Invasive Species and Pollinators – 6:00 pm

WNY PRISM Coordinator, Andrea Locke will discuss the complex relationship between invasive species, pollinators, and the restoration of healthy landscapes.

To join:  Invasive Species and Pollinators Join

Saturday, June 12

Great Baehre Swamp WMA Walk and Talk – 9:00 am

WNY PRISM and BWELL are leading this leisurely walk along the trail and boardwalk at Great Baehre Swamp Wildlife Management Area. The program will focus on invasive species identification and management.



For more information on these events including registration information, links, and directions, see WNY PRISM’s Events Calendar.

To see the full line-up of events, including the statewide webinar series, check out the 2021 WNY PRISM NYISAW Flier.