Gearing up for our second season.

by Kirsten Goranowski, FLI Watercraft Steward Program Assistant 2013 Watercraft Steward Program Update With the smell of spring in our midst and the boating season upon us, Finger Lakes Institute staff have been gearing up for our second year of the Watercraft Steward Program. Last year proved to be a successful year for the newly…

Invasives Making Headlines

The Finger Lakes Institute’s Watercraft Steward Program is just the beginning of what the Finger Lakes Times May 29 (pg. 5A) article describes as “a comprehensive, multi-year strategy to combat the plant’s [hydrilla’s] presence.” The spread of hydrilla, as well as other aquatic invasive species, is an issue that everyone has a stake in; environmentalist…