iMap Invasive App Training

Join us at the Bioreserve to have a hands-on training for PRISM’s iMap Invasive app. After an overview of the app we will take a walk through the Bioreserve and put the app into action! If there is time left after a tour will be given on the Bioreserve features.

Address: 38 Old Route 9w in Glenmont, NY

Grafton Lakes State Park: An Invasive Species Talk and Naturalist Walk with iMapinvasives Mobile App Training

Grafton Lake State Park Visitor Center
254 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Grafton, New York 12082

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 to our ecosystems. In addition, an overview of the iMapinvasives Mobile App for reporting will be demonstrated and then utilized during the naturalist walk.

After the presentation Kristopher Williams, the CR-PRISM coordinator, and Andy Damon, the OPRHP Stewardship Specialist, will lead a short naturalist walk along Long Pond 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 iMapinvasives 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 link. https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpcuGtpzwvE9MWWtfEuGYS3gGBPn29PhT1

Please “sign up” for an iMapinvasives account a week before the event.

-To “sign up” for an iMapinvasives account visit: www.nyimapinvasives.org
(confirm the user agreement in your email after signing up)

Thacher State Park: An Invasive Species Talk and Naturalist Walk with iMapinvasives Mobile App Training

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.

Join the NYISAW Mapping Challenge!

During the 2022 New York Invasive Species Awareness Week, we are launching the first ever NYISAW Mapping Challenge! We challenge you to get out and map this week’s statewide priority species, spotted lanternfly, and the priority species for your PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management). The top reporters to iMapInvasives during NYISAW will win a prize!

Join our 7pm webinar to learn more about the challenge, how your records feed into statewide efforts, and how to identify spotted lanternfly, and the species selected by your PRISM! Presenters will include invasive species experts from the PRISMs.

Japanese Tree Lilac – APIPP (Adirondacks), Capital Region PRISM
Tree-of-heaven – SLELO, Western NY PRISM, Finger Lakes PRISM
Quagga Mussel – CRISP (Catskills)
Princess Tree – LIISMA (Long Island)
Beech Leaf Disease – Lower Hudson PRISM

 

Register at https://www.nyimapinvasives.org/nyisaw