Local experts will update the public on efforts to monitor and manage invasive species in the Canandaigua Lake watershed.

Local experts will update the public on efforts to monitor and manage invasive species in the Canandaigua Lake watershed. The event entitled Alien Invasives Threaten Canandaigua Lake will take place Nov. 1, from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Finger Lakes Community College, Stage 14, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive.
Hilary Mosher, coordinator of the Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management, will discuss the Water Chestnut Strike Team in removing the plant from West River and other areas. Stephen Lewandowski of the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association will report on the movement of the tree-killing Wooly Adelgid in the watershed, as well as offer solutions for owners of hemlock trees. Sam Beck-Anderson of the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges will report on the success of Watercraft Stewards in removing invasive plants and animals from 15,000 visiting boats at launches in 2016.
The event is sponsored by the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association.