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Invasive Species Highlight: Fanwort

2021-01-26T08:57:35-05:00

What is Fanwort? Fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana), is an aquatic invasive plant species found in submersed and floating-leaved plant communities. It has two distinctive leaf types. Fanwort’s submersed leaves are finely divided and fan-like and are attached to the stem of the plant by petioles. The submersed leaves have an opposite READ MORE

Invasive Species Highlight: Brazilian Elodea

2021-01-26T08:57:36-05:00

This post is a part of New York Invasive Species Awareness Week. You can learn more about the event here. What is Brazilian elodea? Brazilian elodea (Egeria densa), also known as Brazilian Waterweed, is a popular aquarium and water garden plant that is often sold under the generic name “Anacharis”. A submerged READ MORE

Lobby Days Recap

2021-01-26T08:57:46-05:00

Catskill Park Awareness Day Photo by Ramsay Adams In February, ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) participated in two important Lobby Days at the Capitol in Albany, NY. The first was the Catskill Park Awareness Day on February 5. ADK staff and volunteers, and other regional conservation organizations who form READ MORE