John Wernet, DEC Forester, shows the damage caused by                                 Southern Pine Beetle on Long Island.
Image by Steve Young

Above: John Wernet, DEC Forester, shows the damage caused by Southern Pine Beetle on Long Island. Photo by Steve Young.

Participants from the Weed Workshop at Cornell University learn to detect the invasive weeds of the area. Photo provided by Hilary Mosher.

Participants from the Weed Workshop at Cornell University learn to detect the invasive weeds of the area.

Invasive Species Walk
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Invasive Species Awareness Week

Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program staff respond swiftly to reports of giant hogweed, a noxious invasive plant that can burn and blind humans.
Image by Hilary Smith

Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program staff respond swiftly to reports of giant hogweed, a noxious invasive plant that can burn and blind humans.

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Invasive Species Awareness Week

  • Sunday, July 7, 2019, 12:00 AM - Saturday, July 13@ 12:00 AM

Invasive species affect all New Yorkers - including hikers, highway personnel, birders, boaters, farmers and foresters.

The mission of the New York Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) is to promote knowledge and understanding of invasive species and the harm they can cause by engaging citizens in a wide range of activities across the state, and empowering them to take action to stop the invasion!

There will be numerous invasive species-related public events held during Invasive Species Awareness Week, Click here to learn more about this year’s ISAW!

Fee

No Cost

Contact

David Cox
Ag Program Leader
dgc23@cornell.edu
518-234-4303 x119

Last updated May 2, 2019