NYISRI is working with partners to research Spotted Lanternfly detection with humans, and dogs.
Furthers federal actions to aggressively combat invasive species from Guam to the Everglades; Open for comment for 60 days.
Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect that threatens agriculture, has been identified for the first time in New York.
Recent news of mysterious seeds from China have raised questions about species introductions. Here's what the USDA and NY DAM have to say about it
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has developed a fund for conservation organizations to support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion– Proposals due July 31.
After extensive review, the knotweed psyllid (Aphalara itadori) has been released in NY's Tioga and Broome counties to control Japanese Knotweed.
Recent funding opportunity from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
This year, the New York Invasive Species Research Institute is partnering with the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA)...
For three days this November, researchers, managers and cooperative extension leaders joined together to explore different invasive species topics at the annual Cornell Cooperative Extension In-service.
The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) has been detected in New York State...
New York lawmakers agree that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should have more oversight on legislation regarding invasive species...
After extensive testing a natural predator from pale swallow-wort’s region of origin was approved by the USDA for field release in August of 2017. This predator...
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We ask invasive species researchers about their work, their path, and their messages to the community at large.
Collaborating with a new generation of ecologists, Dr. Tim McCay is researching Asian Jumping Worms– an invasive species that's spreading "right under our noses."
From his research on the impacts of forest pests, to proposing federal policies through “Tree-SMART Trade”, Dr. Gary Lovett is working to protect the future of our forests.
Dr. Kimberly Schulz is protecting New York’s “amazing lakes” from invasive species by studying the invasion pathway of small boats, and the impact of those aquatic invasives on the system.
Early detection of invasive species can be essential to their management– that’s why Dr. Julie Lockwood and colleagues are developing environmental DNA tools and studying the exotic pet trade.
Taking a birds-eye view with satellite data, Dr. Andrew Reinmann and PhD student Kelsey Parker are developing new ways to track invasive species in New York.
Meet Dr. George Robinson, Professor Emeritus of SUNY Albany and member of the NY Invasive Species Advisory Committee
Meet Dr. Melissa Fierke, Associate Professor of Forest Entomology at SUNY ESF
Meet Dr. Peter Ducey, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Cortland.
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We summarize recent invasive species research in one paragraph with management implications.
How do some aquatic species with low-mobility become widespread? Dispersing locally gives an advantage, and playing stowaway gets them the rest of the way.
Perennial Pepperweed, a widespread invasive in the west and emerging invader in the northeast, can be managed by restoring hydrologic regimes- herbicides can help too.
When managing for forest regeneration, deer may be a more important stressor to address than invasive grasses.
Success: a fungus can help suppress Spotted Lanternfly, invasive insect to the Northeast U.S.
Studying silvicultural techniques to promote the longevity of hemlock trees faced with hemlock woolly adelgid
Impacts of invasive earthworms and deer on native ferns in forests of northeastern North America
Cocoon Heat Tolerance of Pheretimoid Earthworms Amynthas tokioensis and Amynthas agrestis