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South Sandy Creek Experience: Trek, Paddle, & Demonstrations

Location:
Lakeview Wildlife Management Area Car-Top Boat Launch
Mannsville, New York, United States

Date & Time:
June 11, 2022 | 9:30 am - 2:00 pm (Local Timezone)

Event Summary:

As part of Make a Difference Week, SLELO PRISM is hosting a special event showcasing the invasive species management & restoration work we’ve undergone as part of our Aquatic Restoration Initiative. This event will also include a full day of activities including the following:

Hands-on aquatic and terrestrial plant identification
A guided walk to exhibit invasive species control & restoration work that has been done at the site
Mobile app demonstrations for iMapInvasives and iNaturalist
eDNA mobile lap tour & water sample demonstrations
Underwater drone demonstrations
Watercraft inspection demonstrations The day will end with a guided paddle showcasing control & restoration work that has been done along the shoreline of the creek.

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Practical Details:

Participants should meet in the parking lot of the boat launch. They should also bring sunscreen, bug spray, water, snacks/bagged lunch. If they have a smartphone they could download the free NY iMapInvasives mobile app and the iNaturalist mobile app and make free user accounts as there will be demonstrations on both during the event.

COVID-19 Protocols:

Attendees should register for the event at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdr7dJIikrORRqjYeiJni4VE7CVLWV_NxwCv5d-BaXMzVYo_w/viewform

Registering helps us communicate any COVID-19 and other updates.

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