Invasive Species Workshop and Stewardship Day
At the Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve
and Biological Research Station
Learn how to fight invasive species in your favorite preserve!
Saturday, October 20th; 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Eldridge Research Center | 284 Pond Hill Road, Rensselaerville, NY
Kristopher Williams of the Capital Mohawk PRISM (Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management)
will be sharing research on invasive species and the threats they pose to our environment.
The workshop will also train citizen scientists on how to reporting invasive species through iMapInvasives.
Anyone willing and able is welcome to stay after the educational program for the stewardship portion of the event.
Participants will have the opportunity to identify invasive species with a woods walk using the app
and participate in the removal of certain invasive species on the property.
Please send an email to Kristopher email@example.com to sign up for the training.
We ask that you download the iMapInvasives app to your phone prior to attendance
and we will provide the training for use of the application.
For more details, check out the website: Huyck Preserve
Environmental Clearinghouse of NY Invasive Species Lecture
Thursday Oct. 25th; 10:30-12:00
Kelly Adirondack Center on St. David's Lane in Niskayuna
PRISM Partner Meeting
Tuesday, October 23rd; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Crossings of Colonie, 580 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY
All are welcome to attend.
Friends of Schoharie Crossing Meeting
Tuesday, October 23rd; 6:00 PM
129 Schoharie Street, Ft. Hunter, NY 12069
iMapInvasives is an online mapping tool that provides statewide invasive species distribution information to natural resource managers, scientists, and citizens. Learn about the program and start contributing data by attending an iMap training session.
What is an invasive species?
Invasive species are non-native species that can cause harm to the environment, the economy, or to human health. Invasives come from all around the world. As international trade increases, so does the rate of invasive species introductions.
Why are invasive species a threat?
Invasive species threaten nearly every aspect of our world and are one of the greatest threats to New York's biodiversity. They cause or contribute to: