Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISMs)

The Eight PRISMs of New York State:

Capital/ Mohawk PRISM:

The Capital / Mohawk PRISM, is hosted and coordinated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County, and is funded through New York State Environmental Protection Fund through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Ecological
- Habitat Loss / Degradation
- Species Loss (plant & wildlife)
- Loss of Structure and Function

Economic
- Safety
- Drainage
- Increased maintenance costs

Human Health
-Disease
-Severe dermatitis

Social
- Impaired recreational opportunities
- Degraded aesthetic values
- Reduced property values (economic as well)

Contact

Laurel Gailor
Capital/Mohawk PRISM Coordinator
lrg6@cornell.edu
518-885-8995

Last updated April 21, 2016