Wildlife Habitat Day

Speakers from the Nature Conservancy were on hand at the 2nd annual Wildlife Habitat Day at Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington on Saturday, May 30th. Handouts and demonstrations were given to educate the public on invasive species to the Adirondack Park. The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) is one program partly sponsored by the Nature Conservancy that helps to coordinate t the Aquatic Invasive Species Project and the Terrestrial Invasive Species Project.

Aquatic Invasive Species include:
Eurasian watermilfoil
Curlyleaf pondweed
Water chestnut

Terrestrial Invasive Species include:
Garlic mustard
Fly and tatarian honeysuckle
Purple loosestrife
Japanese knotweed
Common and smooth buckthorn

for a complete list of invasive plants and how best to education yourself and children on their removal, please go to Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (www.adkinvasives.com) for more information.


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