Tag Archive for Invasive Species

SPINY WATER FLEA INVADES LAKE CHAMPLAIN

LAKE CHAMPLAIN BASIN AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES TASK FORCE RELEASES WATER FLEA SPREAD PREVENTION RECOMMENDATIONS The Lake Champlain Basin Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Task Force today released seven recommendations to slow the spread of spiny water flea into Lake Champlain. The Task Force identifies preventing the flow of excess waters from the Glens Falls Feeder…

GOV PREVENTS INVASION

Governor Signs Invasive Species Prevention Act Keene Valley,NY- By signing the Invasive Species Prevention Act, Governor Andrew Cuomo upholdsNew York’s position of national leadership for environmental conservation, while protectingNew York’s vital farming, forestry, fishing and tourism industries. AUDIO – 072612 – INVASIVE SPECIES LEGISLATION  The new law, a collaborative effort by state agencies and stakeholders,…

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MILFOIL SUMMIT INVADES ADKS

KEENEVALLEY(07/16/12) — TheAdirondackPark Invasive Plant Program announces a summit designed to look at lessons which can be shared. It will serve as a forum for information and discussion about management and the path forward for battling Eurasion Watermilfil.. Hilary Smith is  Director of the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program, she says “While some groups have…

Lake Placid Mayor reviews Invasive Species projects

AUDIO – 071112 – Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randal provides update on Invasive SpeciesThe Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program is sponsoring “Invasive Species Awareness Week” to help promote awareness and highlight the threats of invasive species in New York State. Groups in Keene Valley are sponsoring fun and ecducational activities to help build awareness and we took the opportunity to speak with Lake Placid’s Mayor Craig Randall about projects which have been undertaken by the Village of Lake Placid in recent years, along with ongoing projects to protect the community from invasive and unwanted plants and bugs.

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