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Rochester programs awarded grants to reduce negative impacts of invasive species

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This undated photo provided by the National Park Service shows a new bridge over the Brooks River at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. The National Park Service has completed a project to relieve an Alaska traffic jam. A new elevated bridge and boardwalk across the Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve […]

Seven programs in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region with the goal of reducing the negative impacts of invasive species were awarded grants, Friday. 

Rochester Institute of Technology, Macedon, Canandaigua and Brockport are just a few of the local colleges and towns who received funding. 

Governor Cuomo announced more than $2.8 million in grants to 42 projects. The projects center around control or removal activities, research and spread prevention.

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