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Name: Culley, Theresa (Researcher)

Institution: University of Cincinnati

Description of Expertise:

My research focuses on the role of horticulture in invasive plant scenarios, with expertise involving the Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana), Miscanthus, wintercreeper, and buckthorn, among others.

Phone: 513.556-9705

Website: https://culleylab.com

States: California, Hawaii, Ohio

Species: Terrestrial plants, Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum), Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica), Pyrus calleryana,

Research Areas: Impacts, Reproduction

Last updated: May 13, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Name: Cushman, Susan (Researcher)

Institution: Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Phone: (315) 781-4384

Website: http://www.hws.edu/fli/staff.aspx

Ecosystems: Freshwater, Urban, Stream

Research Areas: Impacts (ecological)

Last updated: September 21, 2015 at 7:13 am

Name: Davalos, Andrea (Researcher)

Institution: Cornell University

Description of Expertise:

I am an applied ecologist, broadly focused on community dynamics, especially in the context of plant-herbivore interactions and the spatial and temporal scales at which they occur. My work is motivated by a strong interest in conservation and in the development of tools to restore natural ecosystems. I am particularly interested in addressing issues pertaining to the ecology and management of biological invasions and the factors that drive successful control programs.

Countries: Ecuador

States: Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Wisconsin

Species: Aquatic invertebrates, Terrestrial Invertebrates, Terrestrial plants, Wetland plants, Other, Water chestnut (Trapa natans), Earthworms, Other, Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata), Other, Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Ecosystems: Forest, Wetland

Research Areas: Species demography, Management techniques (biological control)

NY Regions: Finger Lakes, St. Lawrence/E. Lake Ontario, Lower Hudson

Last updated: October 1, 2015 at 12:36 pm

Name: Dietrich, Jeremy (Researcher)

Institution: Ichthyological Associates

Description of Expertise:

We collect biological survey data, conduct impact analyses, and assess habitat conditions over a wide variety of aquatic habitats to inform hydropower re-licensing agreements, local management decisions, and private landowners.

Phone: (607) 592-6994

States: New York

Species: Aquatic invertebrates, Aquatic plants, Other, Quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis), Other, Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum),

Ecosystems: Freshwater, Marine, Wetland

Research Areas: Management techniques, Species demography, Impacts (ecological, economic)

Last updated: October 7, 2015 at 2:24 pm

Name: Dittman, Dawn (Researcher)

Institution: USGS Tunison Laboratory of Aquatic Science

Description of Expertise:

My invasive species research centers around understanding aquatic community changes associated with invasive mussels, clams, and gobies. Specifically the spatial and food web interactions of the invasive species with native invertebrates and threatened fish.

States: Wisconsin

Species: Aquatic invertebrates, Aquatic vertebrates, Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea), Quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis), Common carp (Cyprinus carpio), Round goby (Neogobius melanostomus),

Ecosystems: Freshwater, Marine

Research Areas: Species demography, Mapping/modelling

NY Regions: Finger Lakes, St. Lawrence/E. Lake Ontario, Lake Ontario

Last updated: June 21, 2016 at 5:25 pm

Name: Dobson, Annise (Researcher)

Institution: Cornell University

Description of Expertise:

I am studying multiple native and non-native stressors to native plant communities in Northeastern forests. I am looking at individual and synergistic impacts of deer, earthworms and other factors on viability of plant populations.

Species: Terrestrial Invertebrates, Earthworms,

Ecosystems: Forest

Research Areas: Impacts (ecological), Mapping/modelling, Risk assessment

NY Regions: Finger Lakes

Last updated: September 21, 2015 at 7:13 am

Name: Dovciak, Martin (Researcher)

Institution: SUNY ESF

Description of Expertise:

I have general interests in plant ecology, vegetation management, and invasion ecology. I studied the effects of vegetation management on dispersal of a range of invasive plants in New York State powerline corridors as well as the effects of beech bark disease on forest stand dynamics in the Adirondack mountains. I am currently interested in invasive species richness in NYS forests.

Website: http://www.esf.edu/faculty/dovciak/

States: New York

Species: Terrestrial plants,

Ecosystems: Forest

Research Areas: Impacts, Invasive species mapping or modelling, Species demography

Last updated: June 3, 2019 at 9:39 pm

Name: Ducey, Peter (Researcher)

Institution: SUNY Cortland

Description of Expertise:

My research investigates the evolution and ecology of invasive soil invertebrates.

Phone: (607) 753-2900

Countries: Austria, Belize, Costa Rica, Italy, Switzerland, the Bahamas

States: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Species: Terrestrial Invertebrates, Other, Terrestrial flatworms (Bipalium adventitium,

Ecosystems: Forest, Freshwater, Urban, Wetland

Research Areas: Chemical ecology, Extension and education, Human dimensions, Species demography, Impacts (ecological

NY Regions: Western NY, Adirondacks, Finger Lakes, St. Lawrence/E. Lake Ontario, Capital Mohawk, Catskills, Lower Hudson, Long Island

Last updated: October 9, 2015 at 1:17 am

Name: Edwards, William (Researcher)

Institution: Niagara University

Phone: (716) 286-8250

Website: http://www.niagara.edu

Countries: Canada

States: Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania

Species: Aquatic invertebrates, Aquatic vertebrates, Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea), Quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis), Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha), Scud (Echinogammarus ischnus), Fish-hook waterflea (Cercopagis pengoi), Spiny waterflea (Bythotrephes longimanus), Round goby (Neogobius melanostomus),

Ecosystems: Freshwater, Marine, Wetland

Research Areas: Chemical ecology, Extension and education, Impacts (ecological), Species demography

NY Regions: Western NY, Finger Lakes, St. Lawrence/E. Lake Ontario, Lake Ontario, Lake Erie

Last updated: September 21, 2015 at 7:13 am

Name: Fahey, Tim (Researcher)

Institution: Cornell

Description of Expertise:

My research is concerned with the dynamics of forest ecosystems. The three invasives that I have studied are influencing forest dynamics at my research sites, and we are trying to understand these influences.

Phone: (607) 255-5470

States: New Hampshire

Species: Terrestrial invertebrates, Viruses, pathogens and fungi, Earthworms, Hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae), Beech bark disease,

Ecosystems: Forest

NY Regions: Adirondacks, Finger Lakes

Last updated: September 21, 2015 at 7:13 am