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Invasive Species Day at the Mountain Top Arboretum


Saturday, 5/12 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, : Mountain Top Arboretum, 379 Maude Adams Road Tannersville

Do you feel in the weeds? Join CRISP and Mountain Top Arboretum staff for an invasive species day of action! The day will start with a short lecture and walk to identify invasive plants, followed by a group weeding and replanting, focusing on the invasive plant lesser celandine. Bring a trowel (optional), gloves, and a water bottle. This event is part of Schoharie Watershed Month. More info is available here



Beginning Birding at Taking Flight


Friday, 5/25 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Emerson Resort & Spa in Mt. Tremper

Registration with Taking Flight  required. Jamie Deppen and John Thompson will introduce the basic skills of birdwatching in the field, focusing on habitats, behaviors and characteristics of birds along with along with resources and guides needed to enjoy them. 

Native Alternatives to Invasive Ornamentals


Saturday, 5/26 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Mountain Top Arboretum, 379 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville 

CRISP staff will discuss invasive ornamental shrubs and native alternatives for garden plantings before a group native shrub planting and a provided lunch! Stay after lunch for tours of the nearly-completed timber frame education center! More info is available here



iMap Invasives Training - Native Alternatives to Invasive Ornamentals


Saturday, 6/2 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center, Mt Tremper 

Join CRISP and iMapInvasives staff for a presentation on identification and reporting of invasive ornamental plants and native alternatives for garden and landscape beds! The day will also feature a guide to use of the iMap Invasives web portal and mobile app for reporting invasive species to a public statewide database. Registration is required here


Invasive Species Awareness Week: “What YOU can do to stop the spread!”

July 8-14