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Thacher State Park: An Invasive Species Talk and Naturalist Walk with iMapinvasives Mobile App Training
June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday, June 10th 1-3:30
Thacher State Park Visitor Center
830 Thacher Park Rd, Voorheesville, NY 12186
Join the Capital Region PRISM, a Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management, and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for a program on invasive species and their impact on our native plant communities. The first portion of the program will include a presentation on the negative effects that invasive species pose on our ecosystems. In addition, an overview of the iMap Invasives Mobile App for reporting will be demonstrated and then utilized during the naturalist walk.
After the presentation Sam Schultz the CR-PRISM Terrestrial Coordinator, and Becky Sibner, Forest Pest Specialist, from the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation from Parks will lead a short naturalist walk along the nature center trail to discuss plant communities and the threats invasive species pose on the park. During the woods walk, native and invasive species will be identified. The iMap Invasives mobile app will be used to report non-native species. The talk and walk are part of the New York State Invasive Species Awareness Week. The event is free and open to the public, please register in advance for this program. The program is limited to 18 participants.
To register for the in person event please click here or follow the url. https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwsceyorDgvHNNgXrznrhBEKVLc9n_s7FGA
Please sign up for an iMap Invasive Account a week before the event.
-To “sign up” for an iMap Invasives account visit: www.nyimapinvasives.org
(confirm the user agreement in your email) then down load the app to your mobile devise.