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Prendergast Creek

On-Water Citizen Science Survey for Aquatic Invasive Species

Help us search for invasive species in Prendergast Creek!

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On-Water Citizen Science Survey for Aquatic Invasive Species
On-Water Citizen Science Survey for Aquatic Invasive Species

Time & Location

Jul 23, 2023, 1:00 PM

Prendergast Creek, Prendergast Point DEC Boat Launch

About the event

Join us for an on-water citizen science survey on Sunday, July 23rd at 1pm!

We’ll start out with covering the basics of Chautauqua Lake’s known and new invasive species, how to document sightings of them, and how to report them using iMapInvasives. We’ll then search for aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Prendergast Creek and, if any are found, record their location and carefully remove them. We’ll meet at and launch from the DEC boat launch.

Participation is free but limited to 10 paddlers. If you are interested in joining us, please RSVP to our Seasonal AIS Coordinator Sandra Emke at ais@chautauquawatershed.org.

Please note:

  • Participants will need to bring his/her own kayak or canoe and personal protective equipment (life jackets).
  • The date/time is weather permitting. Any changes will be noted on our website and social media.

Get more info on our summer Aquatic Invasive Species Surveys & Monitoring Program and additional survey/paddle dates here: https://www.chautauquawatershed.org/aquatic-invasive.

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