Study Highlights Invasive Species In New York Park (1/30/2019)

Story by Woodall's Campground Management

An extensive report on terrestrial invasive species in New York's Adirondack Park state campgrounds was recently released, detailing survey work over the 2018 summer season, according to the Glen-Falls Post Star

Since 2012, park stewards have surveyed about 4,000 acres of state land and documented over 1,000 infestations. Management of the invasive species has led stewards to find fewer populations each year, noting that in 2018, only 6,502 plants were removed, compared to 68,048 in 2012.

Six campgrounds were managed in 2018, according to the report, and invasive species were present at five.

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