Volunteer with CRISP
CRISP is always seeking help from interested citizens to help protect our communities from invasive species. You can help out with a one-day event or receive training to help us with a long-term project. Whether you like getting outside and hiking long distances or staying inside on your computer, we can use your help. Fill out the following questionnaire and someone will be in touch with you to provide you with a rewarding opportunity.
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We NeedLanterfly Spotters!
CRISP is looking for volunteer Lanternfly Spotters to monitor for Spotted Lanternfly. Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive pest from Asia that feeds on 100 plant species including tree-of-heaven and threaten's New York's apple and grape crops. Here's how you can help!
Join Our List-Serve
To join (subscribe to) the CRISP list-serve, send an e-mail to: email@example.com
For the Subject of your message, type the single word "join" (without the quotes). Leave the body of the message blank; do not include any signature block or any other text in the body of the email.
See What We’ve Been Up to
View presentations and recordings from CRISP events here!
Plant Native Species
You can buy native plant species from various local Tree & Shrub Programs; click here to learn more.
Encourage Nursery Owners To Carry And Promote Native Species
Tell them that they can buy native plant species from various local Tree & Shrub Programs; click here to learn more.
Don’t Move Firewood! Firewood is one of the leading vectors in transporting forest pests.
Contact CRISP for advice on removing invasive plants currently on your property
Clean your gear (waders, boats, paddles, fishing gear, hiking boots, ATV tires) before recreating in a new area
Educate others about this threat!