Executive Director Attends Fall WNY PRISM Meeting

Executive Director Attends Fall WNY PRISM Meeting

This past Tuesday CLA Executive Director Doug Conroe attended the Fall Partners Meeting of the WNY PRISM (Program for Regional Invasive Species Management.)  Representatives from 8 WNY counties assembled to share information about the status of invasive species situations in their areas. The group also reviewed the appropriateness of the region’s tier ranking system that provides management guidance and action priority ranking in regard to the various invasive species that exist or can be expected to arrive in the region.  A special outtake of the session was the development of an aquatic invasive species listing of species that are not…
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Meet the Stewards

Meet the Stewards

In honor of New York’s 8th Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week please join us in welcoming our 2021 Watercraft Stewards. These individuals help keep our waterways clean as part of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program. This state-wide program provides information and education to boaters while data is gathered for state usage information. MAX PINGITORE Max is a senior at Cassadaga High School. This is his second year as a CLA boat steward in Dunkirk and Cassadaga. After high school, Max plans on attending JCC and studying criminal justice. “I started working at CLA so I could get comfortable talking…
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