Training Sessions Announced

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program is hosting some incredible training sessions this summer.  

Please direct questions to Erin Vennie-Volrath, Aquatic Invasive Species Project Coordinator:  evennie-vollrath@tnc.org518-576-2082.  

Call for 2015 Volunteers:
Thank you very much for your past help in surveying Adirondack lakes and ponds for aquatic invasive species. We really appreciate your time! Please let me know if you’re interested in monitoring again this year, and on which waterway. If you are in need of a new waterway, just let me know.
Upcoming Trainings and Events:
  • The Aquatic Invasive Plant Identification and Survey Techniques Trainings for 2015 have been set for the following dates and locations. Please rsvp to me if you are interested in attending one of the trainings.
    • June 23rd - Darrin Fresh Water Institute in Bolton Landing, NY
    • June 25th - Paul Smith’s College in Paul Smiths, NY
    • June 30th - Speculator Park Pavilion in Speculator, NY
  • APIPP has partnered with the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) to pilot a Backcountry Water Monitoring Project. This program focuses on engaging active hikers and outdoor recreationists in monitoring the Adirondack Backcountry’s lakes and ponds for aquatic invasive species.
Trainings for this program will be held on July 16th and August 30th at the Adirondak Lojat Heart Lake, 1002 Adirondak Loj Road, Lake Placid New York10AM-4PM. Registration has not yet opened for these trainings, but I’ll send out information when it is.

Keep an eye on the "Upcoming Events" and "Trainings and Workshops" pages of the APIPP website ( We will be continually adding new trainings and events throughout the year.

Erin Vennie-Vollrath
Aquatic Invasive Species Project Coordinator
Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program
The Nature Conservancy – Adirondack Chapter

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