Invasives Strike Force -- Results

Invasive Removal Trail Crew

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2013 Goal: 600 miles

Miles of Trail Surveyed as of 11/4/13


Trail Conference chosen by NY State to lead invasives partnership in the Lower Hudson Valley.

2012 Top Volunteer surveyors honored. Click here to read the story.


Thanks to the NJ DEP and the Easter Foundation for grant funding for the 2011 season, to the Zofnass family for contributions for the 2012-2013 season, and to Orange & Rockland Utlitiles for the 2013 season.

Thanks to the Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, the Pequest Trout Hatchery, Teatown Lake Reservation, the HEnRI Center and Westchester Land Trust for hosting training workshops.

Thanks also to the New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team (NJISST) for providing interns to help with our surveying efforts in 2011. 

And of course, thanks to all you volunteers!! 

Results from the 2011 & 2012 Season


Thanks to all the hard-working volunteers that helped us survey 375 miles of trail for invasives in two years!

That's just over 25% of the 1340 miles of trail in the lower Hudson Valley New York and northern New Jersey areas that are eligible to be surveyed.

Here are some results showing which trails have been surveyed (click on the map to view a larger version):


2012 Maps

In 2012 volunteers surveyed 210 miles of trail in New York and New Jersey.

 Trails Surveyed in New York

Invasives Strike Force 2011 - NJ Surveyed Trails

 (click here to enlarge map)

2011 Maps

In 2011, volunteers surveyed 165 miles of trail in New Jersey and New York.

Trails Surveyed in New Jersey

Invasives Strike Force 2011 - NJ Surveyed Trails(click here to enlarge map)


Trails Surveyed in New York

Invasives Strike Force 2011 - NY Surveyed Trails
(click here to enlarge map)