Aquatic Invasives http://wamc.org en Adirondack Watershed Institute Receives Federal Grant For Aquatic Invasive Prevention http://wamc.org/post/adirondack-watershed-institute-receives-federal-grant-aquatic-invasive-prevention <p></p><p></p><p>The Adirondack Watershed Institute at Paul Smith’s College has received a half-million dollar federal grant to continue its invasive species spread prevention efforts. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 85217 at http://wamc.org Adirondack Watershed Institute Receives Federal Grant For Aquatic Invasive Prevention Mandatory Boat Inspections Approved For Lake George http://wamc.org/post/mandatory-boat-inspections-approved-lake-george <p></p><p></p><p>The Lake George Park Commission has adopted final rules requiring boat inspections to prevent introduction of invasive species in Lake George. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 82850 at http://wamc.org Mandatory Boat Inspections Approved For Lake George Advocates Want Stronger DEC Invasive Proposal http://wamc.org/post/advocates-want-stronger-dec-invasive-proposal <p></p><p></p><p>The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing <a href="http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/95111.html">new regulations</a> to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The new rules are welcome, but lake defenders say they don’t go far enough. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81635 at http://wamc.org Advocates Want Stronger DEC Invasive Proposal Asian Clams Spread to New Sites in Lake George http://wamc.org/post/asian-clams-spread-new-sites-lake-george <p></p><p></p><p>During a two-week survey of the lake, volunteers and staff from the Lake George Asian Clam Task Force discovered new infestations, bringing to 13 the number of confirmed sites in Lake George. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 74075 at http://wamc.org Asian Clams Spread to New Sites in Lake George Workshops Planned to Train Volunteers to Spot Aquatic Invasive Species http://wamc.org/post/workshops-planned-train-volunteers-spot-aquatic-invasive-species <p></p><p></p><p>Groups working to control the spread of aquatic invasive species in New York and Vermont are planning training sessions to identify the animals in hopes of protecting the region’s waters. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 69348 at http://wamc.org Workshops Planned to Train Volunteers to Spot Aquatic Invasive Species Park Agency Restricts General Use of Invasive Smothering Mats http://wamc.org/post/park-agency-restricts-general-use-invasive-smothering-mats <p></p><p></p><p>Adirondack Park Agency commissioners have approved a General Permit for management of aquatic invasive species.&nbsp; The permit restricts the use of mats that are used to smother non-native species like the Asian Clam, due to concerns that native shoreline ecosystems are being adversely affected. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:13:45 +0000 Pat Bradley 55866 at http://wamc.org Park Agency Restricts General Use of Invasive Smothering Mats