Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Lake Protectors Training

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lake Protector's training course where four participants examine specimines

Description: The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) staff will join with Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District (HCSWCD) to host a Lake Protectors training on August 6 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Speculator, NY, in the pavilion at Sacandaga Park and River Walk. This event is part of Adirondack Water Week, a week-long celebration of all our amazing water resources in the Adirondack Park.

Double sided rakes for invasive species removalAt this training, participants will learn to identify, survey, and record data about aquatic invasive species so they can join the hundreds of other volunteers protecting our Adirondack lakes.

During this event, there will be hands on identification of invasive species and examples of plant collection with aquatic rakes. All registered participants will get an aquatic rake to take with them, thanks to HCSWCD!

 

 

Schedule

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: AIS species identification
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: How to survey and clean drain dry
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Plant observations from shoreline

Registration
Registration is free and required:  https://www.adkinvasives.com/Events/Detail/154

For more information
Contact APIPP Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Brian Greene at brian.greene@TNC.ORG, (518) 576-2082 ext. 119.

Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category: