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Ask a Master Gardener Volunteer or a Naturalist from CCE you burning questions!


Invasive Species Awareness Week: June 9

  • Friday, June 9, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Invasive Species Awareness Week, June 5-9, is a time to promote knowledge and understanding of invasive species and the harm they can cause. We want to empower YOU to stop the spread of invasive species!

  • June 5, 6-7pm, Canton Free Library Paige Room
    • Emerald Ash Borer with Aaron Barrigar of the SLC Soil and Water Conservation District
  • June 6, 6:30-8pm, SLU Wachtmeister Field Station
    • Spotted Lantern Fly with Kayla Edmunds of Nature up North and Nick Hamilton-Honey of Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • June 7, 7-8pm, Indian Creek Nature Center Pavilion
    • Purple loosestrife with Jess Rogers, Biology Professor at SUNY Potsdam
  • June 8, 6:30-8pm, Potsdam Public Library Mezzanine Classroom
    • Gardeners' role in controlling invasives with Erica LaFountain and Nick Hamilton-Honey of Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • June 9, 1-2pm, Potsdam Public Library Mezzanine Classroom
    • Come learn about wild parsnip and Spotted Wing Drosophila, and get a chance to ask a naturalist or Master Gardener Volunteer your burning questions. Ken Kogut (MGV) and Nick Hamilton-Honey (CCE Educator) will host. Register for freeĀ here.




Erica LaFountain
Community Horticulture Educator
315-379-9192 ext 240


Potsdam Public Library
2 Park St
Potsdam, NY 13676

Last updated June 1, 2023