News Releases from 2014

The Adirondack Watershed Institute Stewardship Program was recently featured in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Follow the link below to learn more about the 2014 watershed steward training and how individuals across the state will be working to prevent the spread and establishment of aquatic invasive species.  To read the article, click here. 
Check out a new report on boat inspection and decontamination as a tool for preventing the spread of harmful aquatic invasive species. This first-time analysis for the Adirondack region: summarizes the best available science analyzes current AIS distribution and boater use patterns, and recommends initial locations to consider integrating boat inspection and decontamination to prevent landscape...
Jefferson County Community College
The Volunteer Lake Steward Training will take place on June 21st at Jefferson County Community College from 1 - 4 pm. The Volunteer Lake Steward (VLS) Program promotes water resource stewardship by actively involving individuals in preventing the spread of harmful aquatic invasive species that threaten New York's ecosystems. Citizen involvement in watercraft inspections and monitoring for...
Paul Smith's College
Help spread the word! Get on-board with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program's 13th annual aquatic invasive plant training program! Learn aquatic plant identification tips and survey techniques for both native and aquatic invasive plants. Of particular importance this year is learning how to identify hydrilla, an aggressive invasive plant in 15 waterways in New York. Luckily, it has not...
Indian Lake
The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program is offering a free training session for landowners and resource managers on how to control common terrestrial invasive plants, such as Japanese knotweed, garlic mustard, purple loosestrife and more. Join APIPP on Tuesday, July 1st at the Indian Lake Ski Hut in Indian Lake from 10:00-12:00. RSVPs are requested by June 27th. Walk-ins are also welcome....
News & Events

We are now filling positions for the 2017 boating season!  Watershed stewards, decontamination stewards, regional supervisors...

City Recreation Center, Plattsburgh

AWI staff will be in Plattsburgh for the Discover Service and Earth Day Festival on April 22nd from 12-4pm.  Come talk to us...

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The mission of the Adirondack Watershed Institute of Paul Smith's College is to create scientifically-sound knowledge about terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and human relationships with the environment, enhance the educational opportunities available for undergraduate students and to engage the Adirondack Community in ways that facilitate the stewardship of our natural resources.

Adirondack Watershed Institute
Paul Smith's College
P.O. Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0244
Tel: 518-327-6213
Fax: 518-327-6369