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2021 North American Weed Biocontrol Summit

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December 2nd, 2021

Bernd's NISAW Presentation
NATIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES AWARENESS WEEK WEBINAR
When Doing Nothing is the Best Invasive Plant Management Tool
DR. BERND BLOSSEY, CORNELL | THURSDAY FEB 25, 11AM EST
NYISRI
New York Invasive Species Research Institute
Mission Statement
Our Mission

Connect invasive species research and practice to help manage the impact of invasive species in NYS

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We connect invasive species research and practice to help manage the impact of invasive species in NYS.

About NYISRI

Invasive species pose a serious threat to New York’s natural resources, and NYISRI is committed to improving the scientific basis of invasive species management. We serve the scientific research community, natural resource and land managers, and state offices and sponsored organizations by through promoting research, creating networks, and providing support.

Research

Identify research needs from managers and coordinate research to meet those needs.

Network

Foster knowledge exchange between diverse organizations and individuals through conferences and webinars.

Support

Support managers and researchers by synthesizing research, communicating funding opportunities, and creating management protocols.

Latest Research

Research Digest: April 2022 (4/28/2022) - Our monthly research digest with recently published papers on invasive species from Biological Invasions, Biocontrol Science and Technology, Ecology, PNAS, and more...

Recent Posts

Emerging from the forest: invasive plant removal impacts on salamanders (4/21/2022) - With Spring setting in, plants are not the only thing emerging from the forest floor. Many frog and salamander species are on the move, but how might invasive plant management impact these ecologically important taxa?
Researcher Spotlight: David Wong, Ph.D (4/15/2022) - NYISRI interviews Dr. David Wong, who seeks better solutions to managing aquatic invasive species, exploring novel tools like detection dogs.
Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Mark Whitmore (3/28/2022) - Dr. Mark Whitmore is a well-versed forest entomologist and Director of the New York State Hemlock Initiative. Read more about his research program.

Latest News

The costs of inaction: Global invasive species spending reveals lack of proactive management (3/8/2022) - Using the InvaCost database, this study reports the most up-to-date and exhaustive overview of global spending for invasive species management, revealing important insights into spending trends and the cost of inaction.
Building more inclusive conservation science and practice (2/28/2022) - In recognition of black history month, we are sharing an important paper that reflects on how we can construct a more equal, inclusive, and socially just conservation field.

STAY UP-TO-DATE

Send an email to “nyisri-l-request@cornell.edu” with the subject “join” and nothing in the body of the email to be notified of our new posts and to receive our monthly newsletter.

FUNDING FOR NYISRI

Is provided by the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation