The Capital/Mohawk PRISM is hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. It includes the counties of Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady and portions of Fulton, Greene, Herkimer, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington.
New York State is divided into 8 PRISMS, funded through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Environmental Protection Fund and are hosted by varying organizations.
The Capital/Mohawk PRISM is hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County.
The Capital Mohawk PRISM encompasses the following geographic area: portions of Herkimer, Fulton, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties that encompass land and water south of the Adirondack Park forest preserve “blue line,” portions of Greene County that are north of the Catskill Park forest preserve “blue line,” and all portions of Albany, Schenectady, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Columbia Counties.
The mission of Capital/Mohawk Prism is to detect, prevent, and control invasive species through direct action and education to protect biodiversity, the natural environment, economy, and quality of life.