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Amazing Line-Up For National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Posted on Feb 15, 2017

Trying to combat cabin fever this winter? Looking for some interesting and educational events to attend? Between February 27th and March 4th, RTPI is partnering with the Western New York Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (WNY PRISM) to host a series of events at our Jamestown headquarters in recognition of National Invasive Species Awareness Week.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

  • Monday February 27th at 6pm-“Bird and Invasives” Guest Lecture by Andrea Locke, WNY PRISM Coordinator
  • Wednesday March 1st at 6pm-“Earthworms: Friends to Gardens or Foes to Northern Forests and their Amphibian Cohorts? Lecture by Elyse Henshaw, RTPI Conservation Technician
  • Friday March 3rd at 6pm-“Where have our bats gone? A look at White Nose Syndrome and the impacts to our local bats” Guest lecture by Jonathan Townsend Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy Lands Manager
  • Saturday March 4th from 10:00am-3:00pm
    • iMapInvasives Basic and Advanced training sessions*
    • Library Lectures
    • Children’s Activities

All events are free and open to the public. For more details please visit our upcoming events page! We hope you will join us during this exciting week of learning!

*If you are interested in joining the iMap training, please register by March 1st. This training is free and the registration form can be found on RTPI’s upcoming events page. Any questions can be directed to Elyse Henshaw at ehenshaw@rtpi.org or by calling 716-665-2473 ext. 231.