The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation along with Agriculture and Markets announced New York State’s fifth annual Invasive Species Awareness Week is July 8-14. ISAW is an annual campaign that encourages New Yorkers to help protect the State’s lands and waters from the negative impacts of invasive species. This year’s theme is “What YOU can do to help stop the spread!” focusing on simple actions to keep these unwanted species from hitchhiking to new areas.

Source: Press release