MaMA is an innovative approach that provides hope for conserving ash and mitigating damage from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), which threatens killing virtually all the ash trees in the area; training includes instruction in MaMA’s citizen-science and land-manager projects to find EAB-resistant trees.
Four years ago, the Catskill Center planted four rows of young hemlocks, as a future biological control release location for hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA). On July 14th, we will be repairing the fence that has protected the hemlocks from deer herbivory, to keep them healthy as they grow.
The CRISP team will be staffing a table at the Woodstock Farm Festival, answering questions about invasive species from 3:30 to 7:30.
In this training, join one of the New York State Hemlock Initiative’s experienced field technicians as they take you through the yearly phenology of hemlock woolly adelgid. Learn how to identify HWA in the field during any time of year.
Come learn about the invasive spotted lanternfly, how to identify both it and its invasive host, tree of heaven. Learn who to report sightings of this pest to, and where to check for egg masses.
The Ecological Research Institute (ERI), under contract with CRISP, is presenting a series of MaMA single-session training workshops at which attendees learn, among other things, how to establish ash mortality monitoring plots for the MaMA Monitoring Plot Network extending throughout the Catskills and beyond.
CRISP staff will be joining NYC DEP to staff a table at the Pakatakan Farmers' Market, answering questions from 9am to 2pm.
The Catskill Center and Spillian connect July 15th, for a day of ecosystem restoration, music and food!
Given by Dr. Stuart Findlay, a member of the Board of Directors for the Society of Freshwater Science and the Editor-in-Chief for Aquatic Sciences.
Wondering what plants belong along a Catskill stream and which are pure mischief?
July 12th, spend a summer morning learning about invasive plants from the Catskill Regional Invasive Partnership, Dan Snider, and learn about best methods for removal.
Join us Tuesday morning for a one-mile, moderate hike to a beautiful waterfall and learn how hemlock trees provide habitat for both fish and wildlife and discover what the Catskill Center and its partners are doing to conserve them.
New York City Department of Environmental Conservation and Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership will be at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market with an informational table on aquatic and terrestrial invasive species that threaten the Catskills .