The Nature Conservancy eDNA water sampling (from a boat)


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Eastern Lake OntarioOswego River, Salmon River, Henderson HarborPulaski, NY 13142


Invasive Species eDNA sample collections (you will be given training for this project and must know how to swim as volunteers will be working from a boat)

Assist with field collections for our Invasive Species eDNA Project. Sampling will be carried out most Mondays throughout the summer at several locations around Eastern Lake Ontario. Volunteers can arrange to meet our team in the field at our sampling locations, or can follow us from the Central NY Field Office in Pulaski, NY.

Proposed Summer Sampling Schedule:

  • Monday June 27th: Oswego River - Downstream
  • Monday July 11th: Chaumont River - Downstream
  • Monday July 25th: Salmon River - Upstream
  • Monday, August 8th: Oswego River - Upstream
  • Monday, August 15th: Chaumont River - Upstream
  • Monday, August 22nd: French Creek - Upstream


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Mondays: 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22
  • Must know how to swim
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