1000 Islands Seminar - History, Ecology, and Preservation on the St. Lawrence
Thursday, August 21
10:30-11:45 NY Upstate Chapter Executive Committee Mtg Venue: 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
12:00 - 1:00 Session 1: Invasive Species of the Riparian Ecosystem(1 CEU HSW) Projected presenters: Rob Williams, Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy, St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (SLELO PRISM). Venue: 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel
1:30 Box Lunch from The Scoop, catered to bring on boat tour.
1:30-5:00 Session 2: St. Lawrence Boat Tour on the Night Heron, Glass Bottom Boat (3.0 CEU HSW)
"The Night Heron", Clayton Island Tours. Capacity 49. Food & drink is allowed, and each seat has a table. Items not sold directly on the boat.
Pick-up, Clayton shore-front: 1:30 PM
1:30-2:00 Eagle Wing Shoal Preservation project, and the Grindstone Island
Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT), & Robin Hoffman, Phd, ASLA,SUNY ESF, and Don Brown, TILT.
2:00 - 3:00 History and Preservation - Grindstone Island, Picnic Point
State Park, Thousand Islands Park,
Projected presenters: NYS OPRHP, and Thousand Islands Land Trust
3:00 - 4:15
The Rock Island Lighthouse Restoration Project.
Projected presenters: Brian Thomas, P.E., Daniel Pease, Landscape
Architect, and William Christopherson, ASLA, (retired), NYS OPRHP, Thousand
4:15 - 4:45
Evolution, design, and development of tourism facilities on the St.
Lawrence. Presentations by Robin Hoffman, Phd, William
Christopherson, ASLA, and Don Brown, TILT.
4:45 – 5:00 Session wrap up, question and answer period.