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Webinars and Recorded Talks

Upcoming PRISM Call Presentations

Our calls with the NY Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISMs) are scheduled for the last Wednesday of each month (except for November- 3rd Wednesday, Nov. 18th)

Monthly PRISM Call Presentation Recordings

Assessing the Risk of Invasive Plant Introductions at Trailheads in the ADK Park – October 2020

Jim Duncan, Director of the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative, shares his research on using trail register information to assess the risk of invasive plant introductions in the Adirondack Park.


Knotweed Biocontrol Update- September 2020

Presented by Dr. Bernd Blossey of Cornell University. This presentation was given on September 30th, 2020 as part of the monthly New York State All PRISM Call invasive species speaker series.

Addressing Invasives in British Columbia: Successes, Challenges, & Where to Next

Presented by Danielle Toperczer of the Invasive Species Council of British Columbia.

Beech Leaf Disease Update

Dr. Enrico Bonello, Professor, The Ohio State University

Volk, Daniel R., Hausman, Constance E., Martin, Danielle K. 2019. Beech Leaf Disease Seasonal Symptom Progression. Cleveland Metroparks Technical Report 2019/NR-07. Division of Natural Resources, Cleveland Metroparks, Parma, Ohio.

Please contact if you would like to view this recording.

Emerald Ash Borer Biocontrol

Dr. Russ Bulluck, National Operations Manager, USDA APHIS PPQ

NAISMA Weed Free Forage & Gravel Certification Program and How to Participate

Marsha Watland, Chairperson, North American Invasive Species Management Association Weed Free Forage & Gravel Program and County Ag. Inspector, Becker SWCD

Using Conservation Dogs to Detect Invasive Species in New York State (February 2020)

Dr. Linda Rohleder, Director of Land Stewardship, New York – New Jersey Trail Conference & Coordinator, Lower Hudson PRISM

Cornell Cooperative Extension In-service 

2018 Presentations

2017 Presentations

2016 Presentations

2015 Presentations


Videos and Webinars

Spotted Lanternfly:  State of the Science Webinar (NYISAW 2019)

Drs. Miriam Cooperband (USDA APHIS), Julie Urban (Penn State University) and Eric Clifton (Cornell University)

An Update of Biocontrol of Phragmites australis (May 2019)

Dr. Bernd Blossey, Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University

An Update on Water Chestnut Biocontrol (January 2019)

Dr. Bernd Blossey, Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University

Invasive Earthworms: Impacts & Management (NISAW 2018)

Dr. Andrea Davalos, Assistant Professor, SUNY Cortland & Dr. Annise Dobson, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University

What the New Invasive Species Regulations Mean for Ornamental Horticulture

Chris Logue, Director, Division of Plant Industry, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets

Native plant alternatives to Norway maple, burning bush, barberries, and other invasive plant species

Dr. Donald Leopold, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry