overhead image of Tinker Pond, where hydrilla was identified in Oct. 2015

Pond at Tinker Nature Park


Hydrilla verticillata, the highly invasive aquatic plant and a New York State priority species, was confirmed to be present in Monroe County on September 28, 2015.  It was found in a small pond located at Tinker Nature Park located off Calkins and Pittsford Henrietta Townline Road. Plant samples were confirmed to be Hydrilla by both James Balyszak (Hydrilla Task Force), and Bob Johnson (Racine-Johnson Aquatic). 

Please visit the pages in this section to learn more about invasive hydrilla and what steps you can take to help prevent its spread!

Last updated October 6, 2015