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Name: Williams, Rob

Institution: SLELO PRISM – The Nature Conservancy

Description of Teaching:

My work focuses on combining presentations with open dialog about topics related to invasive species (aquatic and terrestrial), early detection and rapid response approaches along with site restoration post treatment and the use of environmental DNA as a practical early detection tool for aquatic invasive species. Past guest collegiate presentations include Wells College Science Colloquium.

Phone: 315.387.3600

Website: http://www.sleloinvasives.org

NY Region: St. Lawrence/E. Lake Ontario

Course Type: Several lectures, Single lecture

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate, Upper-level Undergraduate

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasive Species Management, Early Detection Approaches, Rapid Response Approaches, eDNA, Site Restoration

Last updated: April 6, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Name: Wakefield-Brown, Patty

Institution: Finger Lakes Institute/FL-PRISM

Description of Teaching:

I am an Invasive Species Outreach and Volunteer Specialist at The Finger Lakes Institute/FL-PRISM. I do presentations and outreach with K-12, college students and home/landowners. I teach invasive species ID, management, and control. I oversee an aquatic macrophyte survey pilot program (2017) and also promote stewardship and empowerment in my presentations to enforce Better Management Practices (BMP). I stress that “if we all did one little thing every day, what a difference we could make.”

Phone: 315-781-4387

Website: http://fingerlakesinvasives.org

NY Region: Finger Lakes

Course Type: Several lectures

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasive Species Management, Invasive Species Inventory/Mapping , Risk Assessment

Last updated: August 30, 2017 at 11:07 am

Name: Titus, Jon

Institution: SUNY-Fredonia

Description of Teaching:

BIOL131&132 Introduction to Ecology and Evolution & lab. Invasive species are one of the topics I bring up continually throughout the course.
BIOL550 Plant Community Ecology There is a unit on invasives.

Phone: 716-785-1526

NY Region: Western NY

Course Type: Several lectures, Several labs, rmoval activities

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate, Upper-level Undergraduate, Graduate level

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasion Theory, Invasion Ecology, Invasive Species Management

Last updated: August 30, 2017 at 11:09 am

Name: Robinson, George

Institution: Biology, University at Albany, SUNY

Description of Teaching:

Bio 120, General Biology 1
Bio 222 Biological Consequences of Global Climate Change
Bi0 455/555 Plant Ecology
Bio 530A Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy: Theoretical Issues
Bio 530B Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy: Policy Issues

Phone: 5184381068

Website: http://www.albany.edu/biology/people/faculty/fulltime/robinson_george.shtml

NY Region: Capital-Mohawk

Course Type: Several lectures, Single lecture, Single lab

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate, Upper-level Undergraduate, Graduate level

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasion Theory, Invasion Ecology, Invasive Species Inventory/Mapping

Last updated: March 16, 2017 at 10:15 am

Name: Phillips, Meg

Institution: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Description of Teaching:

I work as the Invasive Species Education and Outreach Coordinator at the NYSDEC. In 2016 and 2017 I have been working with a team to develop invasive species curriculum “mini units” aligned to the new P12 New York State Science Learning Standards. I also occasionally am invited to present as a guest lecturer for undergraduate ecology and environmental science courses. For the classroom component, I typically provide an overview of the invasive species program in New York, give examples of species and the impacts that they have had locally, and offer solutions for preventing their spread and establishment (prevention, early detection, rapid response, monitoring). I like to include a field component if time allows, during which students learn how to identify a handful of species and report infestations to the iMap Invasives database.

Phone: 518-402-8871

Website: http://www.dec.ny.gov

Course Type: Several lectures

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasion Theory, Invasion Ecology, Invasive Species Management, Invasive Species Inventory/Mapping

Last updated: March 15, 2017 at 10:35 am

Name: Kolozsvary, Mary Beth

Institution: Siena College

Description of Teaching:

I am an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Sciences at Siena College. I offer an upper-level majors elective course, ENVA 305, Invasive Species. I also incorporate invasive species lectures, labs, and group projects that involve invasive species in other courses (e.g., ENVA 250 Ecosystem Ecology, ENVA 450 Conservation Biology, ENVA 015 Principles of Ecology (non-majors, core discplinary course)). I have guest lectured on the topic in another non-majors, core disciplinary course, ENVA 020 Biological Diversity). I also mentor undergraduate researchers in independent studies involving invasive species (field and lab based projects; summer and during the school year).

Phone: 5187826968

Website: https://www.siena.edu/faculty-and-staff/profile/kolozsvary

NY Region: Capital-Mohawk

Course Type: Entire course , Several lectures, Several labs, Single lecture, Single lab

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate, Upper-level Undergraduate

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasion Ecology, Invasive Species Management, Invasive Species Inventory/Mapping , Risk Assessment

Last updated: March 28, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Name: Jabot, Michael

Institution: SUNY Fredonia

Description of Teaching:

I work with a number of groups from pre-service teacher candidates to P-12 public school teachers and students to introduce invasive species and invasive species monitoring into curriculum.

Phone: 7166733639

NY Region: Western NY

Course Type: Several lectures, Several labs

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate, Graduate level

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasion Ecology, Invasive Species Inventory/Mapping

Last updated: August 30, 2017 at 11:08 am

Name: Hargrave, Rebecca

Institution: Morrisville State College

Description of Teaching:

In addition to incorporating invasive species management into numerous classes, I teach a semester-long course on invasive species ecology and management (NATR 221). This course covers both terrestrial and aquatics as well as regulations and theory. The class has a hands-on laboratory component as well.
My background is primarily with terrestrial invasives.

Phone: 315-684-6239

Website: http://people.morrisville.edu/~hargrajr/

NY Region: Finger Lakes

Course Type: Entire course , Several lectures, Several labs, Single lecture, Single lab

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasive Species Management, Invasive Species Inventory/Mapping

Last updated: April 19, 2017 at 11:15 am

Name: Corbin, Jeffrey

Institution: Union College

Description of Teaching:

I am a professor at Union College. I incorporate invasive species most directly into my upper-level Plant Ecology course (Bio324) for biology majors. There are significant components dealing with ecology and impacts.

Phone: 518-926-0374

Website: https://jeffcorbin.org/

NY Region: Capital-Mohawk

Course Type: Several lectures

Course Level: Introductory Undergraduate, Upper-level Undergraduate

Invasive Species Concepts Taught: Invasion Ecology, Invasive Species Management

Last updated: March 22, 2017 at 12:04 pm