New York is celebrating its third annual Invasive Species Awareness Week July 10-16, 2016!
Invasive species affect all New Yorkers – including hikers, highway personnel, birders, boaters, farmers and foresters. The mission of the New York Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) is to promote knowledge and understanding of invasive species and the harm they can cause by engaging citizens in a wide range of activities across the state, and empowering them to take action to stop the invasion!
Learn of some simple behaviors that you can adopt to prevent the spread of invasive species as a
- Aquarium and water garden enthusiast
- Hiker, hunter, or camper
- Angler or boater
- Concerned citizen