Researcher Spotlight: Kathryn Amatangelo, Ph.D

NYISRI interviews Dr. Kathryn Amatangelo, Associate Professor at SUNY Brockport who studies the genetics and control of European dewberry, mile-a-minute, and Japanese knotweed

Researcher Spotlight: Jennifer Koch, Ph.D

We hear from Jennifer Koch, whose 32+ years of work and collaborations offer a glimmer of hope toward saving our native trees from forest pests, like the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).

Mystery solved? DNA barcoding reveals new snail in Adirondacks

How do we make use of new and existing technologies for early detection of aquatic invasive species? This study demonstrates how DNA barcoding can aid in identification of non-indigenous mollusks from New York’s waterways.

Emerging from the forest: invasive plant removal impacts on salamanders

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

NYISRI interviews Dr. David Wong, who seeks better solutions to managing aquatic invasive species, exploring novel tools like detection dogs.