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Aug 5, 2014

ISAW Recap

Invasive Species Awareness Week Recap

WNY PRISM helped coordinate local efforts for New York State’s inaugural Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) from July 6th to July 12th. Over 100 events, planned by numerous partner groups, were scheduled across the state including 9 in the western New York area.

Here, PRISM stewards and volunteers assisted Jamestown Audubon Society with removal of water chestnut (Trapa natans), and invasive aquatic plant.

 





Jul 25, 2014

Western NY PRISM adds Facebook page and Google Events Calendar

In a move to better serve their many stakeholders and audiences, the Western NY PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management) has recently embraced the Internet to reach out and dialog with their partners and their public.

10 June 2014

Western PRISM's Google Calendar went live and is now constantly being updated with new information on regional events, festivals, volunteer opportunities and educational workshops that spotlight invasive species management, ecology and conservation issues. Discover what is happening near you in the western region of New York State by visiting the calendar at: Western PRISM Google Calendar

18 July 2014

Western NY PRISM has logged on with a new WNY PRISM Facebook page. The PRISM hopes to interact with its audiences, its partners, and members of the community as it shares local initiatives, volunteer opportunities and media from events. Please take a moment to visit the page and consider it a resource for sharing information on western regional invasive species as well as an opportunity to build the western community of invasive species fighters. You can visit the new Western PRISM Facebook page here:WNY PRISM Facebook

 




Jul 24, 2014

SLELO PRISM Gets New Five-Year Contract

July 17, Pulaski, NY.

SLELO PRISM Gets New Five-Year Contract

The St. Lawrence - Eastern Lake Ontario PRISM (SLELO) has announced that the PRISM has been notified by NYS DEC of a new fully executed SLELO contract. The contract is for 2014 through 2018 for invasive species prevention and management within the SLELO PRISM region (Oswego Jefferson, Oneida, Lewis, St. Lawrence Counties).

\This strongly reflects the commitment of the PRISM partners in supporting the numerous efforts throughout the region to address invasive species. The PRISM can now move confidently forward to  continue to implement its Strategic Plan for the prevention and management of invasive species.