|News – Finger Lakes PRISM|
|K9’s Clear Invasives|
|Fri, 01 Nov 2019 20:30:32 +0000|
Detection dogs are now being trained to hunt down invasive species.
|The Hunt for Hydrilla Continues|
|Wed, 23 Oct 2019 20:25:35 +0000|
Our survey efforts in 2019 are focused on the boat movement pathway of invasion. Specifically, we are surveying areas around boat launches and marinas. We started out collecting macrophyte data every 100 meters anywhere the water depth was 25 feet or shallower, within 1 mile of a launch/marina. Once Hydrilla was detected in late August, […]
|Spotted Lanternfly on the Move|
|Fri, 27 Sep 2019 19:30:36 +0000|
Spotted lanternfly are on the move, looking for places to lay their eggs. Keep an eye out for this threat and report any sightings as soon as possible.
|Improving Ecosystems with Aquatic Plants|
|Tue, 17 Sep 2019 20:30:03 +0000|
Wetland restoration is critical for improving ecosystem services, but many aquatic plant nurseries do not have facilities similar to those typically used for large-scale plant production.
|A Guide to Nonnative Invasive Plants Inventoried in the North by Forest Inventory and Analysis|
|Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:49:28 +0000|
A Guide to Nonnative Invasive Plants Inventoried in the North by Forest Inventory and Analysis Cassandra Olson Anita F. Cholewa Available here as a pdf download: USDA_USFS_Guidetononnativeplants
|Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection|
|Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:20:58 +0000|
Know-Observe-Report Know the high priority invasives If you observe these in a waterbody, mark the location and take a photo Report the observation to FLXplantID@gmail.com Help us detect the region’s most dangerous invasives before it is too late! Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection Card: Early Detection card
|Macrophyte Survey Newsletter is here!|
|Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:08:13 +0000|
|Salvaging the Ash|
|Fri, 05 Apr 2019 19:58:18 +0000|
The emerald ash borer may have won in New York. Last summer DEC abandoned its quarantine area, admitting that the regulation wasn’t effective in stopping the spread of the pest. The state created the quarantine in 2015 to slow the insect, which is a shiny green beetle about the size of a penny.
|Polar Vortex – Friend or just a Cold Shoulder|
|Fri, 29 Mar 2019 16:15:28 +0000|
The polar vortex that hit Central NY in late January may have helped out with the effort to reduce the impact of invasive species.
|Track the Hydrilla Hunt in the Finger Lakes|
|Fri, 14 Sep 2018 20:30:09 +0000|
We're on the hunt for Hydrilla and you can follow along in near real time. Our team is performing our annual Hydrilla survey and recording the results ion ArcGis.