In a recap of our 2021 researcher spotlights, we revisit responses to: What’s the most important thing about your research for managers and policy-makers to know?
Archive for tag: invasive species
Dr. Bethany Bradley originally set her sights on Mars, but landed here on Earth still tackling a challenge of great scale: Climate change and invasive species.
"A gene drive construct that could spread to all components of the population may mean that eradication of sea lamprey from the Great Lakes is no longer an impossible dream."
Dr. Mark Renz works to improve weed management to maximize benefits to the farmer and land manager while minimizing impacts to the environment.
Shaw et al. test five common message emphasis frames, offering insights into how they can influence engagement and behavior.
In this researcher spotlight, NYISRI interviews Dr. Jessica Rogers, who works with her student researchers to document and control purple loosestrife in Northern New York.
"I study both lakes and terrestrial islands, which are ecological kissing cousins because their relative isolation creates a sensitivity to non-native species introductions," says Dr. Meghan Brown, an academic scientist at Hobart & William Smith Colleges.