From The Washington Post- "Aided by global trade, a warming climate and drought-weakened trees, [invasive insects] have become one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in the United States."
On December 5th, 2016, President Barrack Obama signed a new federal Executive Order "Safeguarding the Nation from the Impacts of Invasive Species"
Video recordings are now available from the National Forum on Climate and Pests.
From Eurekalert! - Compounds from the berries of invasive bush honeysuckles are responsible for changing feather color in "yellow-shafted" Northern Flickers.
Following up on recommendations from the Northeast Invasive Species and Climate Change Workshop, a new list-serv...
“Invasive species represent one of the most significant threats to ecosystems, human and animal health, infrastructure, the economy, and cultural resources.”
How can we manage for upcoming biological invasions in the light of climate change?
In honor of Invasive Species Awareness Week, the New York Invasive Species Research Institute has partnered with Cornell Plantations to provide..
Science Daily - Researchers are giving the public its first look at the widespread use of herbicides on federal and tribal land in North America, and urge land managers to better document it.
From Eurekalert! - Invasive insects and pathogens could be a multi-billion- dollar threat to global agriculture and developing countries may be the biggest target, according to a team of international researchers.
Eurekalert! - A recent University of Illinois study shows that garlic mustard actually becomes less aggressive over time.
The Guardian- Millions of tiny wasps that are natural parasites for the emerald ash borer have been released into wooded areas in24 states...
Cornell Chronicle- Findings by Cornell researchers point to an emergent pathogen that is controlling the invasive gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar)...
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has issued a statement about the dangers of invasive species and the potential threats they pose to U.S. national interests...
Weed Science Society of America- Scientists have just concluded a six-year study of potential controls for pale swallowwort and black swallowwort...
Cornell Chronicle- The dietary preferences of deer may be promoting the spread of such invasive species as garlic mustard, Japanese barberry and Japanese stiltgrass, according to a new study that tested white-tailed deer preferences for seven native and eight invasive plants commonly found in the northeastern U.S.
From Eurekalert!- Outbreaks of the southern pine beetle can't be stopped by its main predator, but risks to forests from this tree-killing insect can be predicted with a simple, inexpensive monitoring program, according to a study by Dartmouth College and other institutions.
Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have found that newly identified fungal pathogens may suppress an aggressive, invasive grass that is spreading throughout the eastern United States.
Conventional methods of stock monitoring are unsuitable for certain fish species. For example, the infestation of an area with invasive Ponto-Caspian gobies cannot be identified in time by standard methods.
The humble earthworm may be a threat to plant diversity in natural ecosystems, says a study just published by researchers from Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke
In response to the harmful impacts invasive species have on the Nation’s natural and cultural resources, today the Department of the Interior released..
The invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) was detected last year in Pennsylvania, but entomologists are already warning farmers and growers as far away as California to be prepared for its arrival.
A deadly fungus causing population crashes in wild European salamanders could emerge in the United States and threaten already declining amphibians here, according to a report released today by the U.S. Geological Survey.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently registered a sea lamprey mating pheromone, 3kPZS, as the first ever vertebrate pheromone biopesticide.
Emerald ash borer. Hemlock woolly adelgid. These pests pack a one-two punch for New York’s 18 million acres of forestland. Now, for his hard work and dedication in slowing the spread of these formidable pests, Mark Whitmore has received an Excellence in IPM award from the NYS Integrated Pest Management Program
Cheatgrass could vie for the title of the most successful invasive species in North America. The weed lives in every state, and is the dominant plant on more than 154,000 square miles of the West, by one estimate.
Not only do native plants do a better job of hosting and supporting local insect communities than their non-native counterparts, but a University of Delaware study shows
Thanks to funding provided to the New York Invasive Species Research Institute at Cornell University by the New York State Department of...
As of July 15th 2015, a new management plan for aquatic invasive species (AIS) has been approved in New York State...
In honor of New York’s 2015 Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW), Kelsey Poljacik, a senior at Cornell University, has set up an...
New biocontrol agents targeting the invasive insect Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) were released last week...
On April 22nd and 23rd 2015, in cooperation with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Invasive Species Program, NYISRI coordinated a structured...
As of March 10th, it is illegal to sell, buy, possess, propagate or transport listed invasive species in the state of New York without a permit.