The NY ISRI works closely with other partners in New York State’s invasive
species initiatives, including Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Invasive
Species Clearinghouse, the Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management
(PRISMs), and the NY Natural Heritage Program.
Check out the Web resources provided by these partners:
NY Invasive Species
A joint undertaking of the newly established
NY Invasive Species Clearinghouse
and the Cornell Cooperative Extension
Invasive Species Education Program.
Your source for breaking news about invasive species news and new and
innovative tools to prevent, detect, control and eradicate biological invaders
in New York.
Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISMs)
Eight partnerships between NY Department of Environmental Conservation and
regional resource managers, non-governmental organizations, industry, resource
users, citizens and other state agencies and stakeholders to combat invasive
species. PRISMs will
coordinate invasive species management functions including coordinating
partner efforts, recruiting and training citizen volunteers, identifying
and delivering education and outreach, establishing early detection
monitoring networks and implementing direct eradication and control
Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP)
Finger Lakes PRISM
Catskills Regional Invasive Species Partnership
Long Island Invasive Species Management
Lower Hudson PRISM
Saint Lawrence and Eastern Lake Ontario PRISM
Western New York PRISM
An on-line, GIS-based, all-taxa invasive species mapping tool with a focus on
serving the needs of invasive species managers.
Led by the New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP) in coordination with
partners from the Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI), The Nature Conservancy
in Oregon, the Global Invasive Species Team of The Nature Conservancy
(TNC-GIST), and NatureServe.
Cornell Cooperative Extension