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Mixed forests are more productive, contribute to climate resiliency

Mixed forests are more productive, contribute to climate resiliency

A new meta-analysis shows the positive impact of mixed-species forests. With nearly 2/3 of its land covered with forests, this study is important for New York State’s economy and management practices.

By June 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Our cool weather can make the invasion of the Southern Pine Beetle even worse.

Our cool weather can make the invasion of the Southern Pine Beetle even worse.

A new invasion of Southern Pine Beetles is under way as the warming climate makes New York more habitable. But our cooler fall and winter weather may make the situation worse according to a new study from Dartmouth College.

By June 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
“Biosecurity” Gives New Dimension to Protecting Borders

“Biosecurity” Gives New Dimension to Protecting Borders

Do biosecurity efforts at our borders work to protect us from the in-flow of pathogens with passengers and commerce? A recent study looks at 133 years of data to provide answers.

By June 7, 2018 Read More →
Researchers use LiDAR to locate invasive fish and preserve a national treasure

Researchers use LiDAR to locate invasive fish and preserve a national treasure

Scientists have begun using LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) from an airplane to detect and capture non-native lake trout. They were able to demonstrate the ability to find groups of two or more lake trout swimming as deep as 50 feet below the surface.

By May 29, 2018 Read More →
We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

The Finger Lakes Institute is now hiring to fill full-time, temporary positions on the Water Chestnut Strike Team! Clink the links below to check out the job descriptions and apply online! Water Chestnut Strike Team Leader Water Chestnut Strike Team Members

Scientists dive into museum collections to reveal the invasion route of a small crustacean

Scientists dive into museum collections to reveal the invasion route of a small crustacean

Biological invasions are widely recognized as one of the most significant components of global change. Far-reaching and fast-spreading, they often have harmful effects on biodiversity.

“Regrettably, the steadily diminishing pool of experts capable of accurately identifying species poses a serious threat in this field.”

Invasive Species Awareness Week 2018

Invasive Species Awareness Week 2018

Invasive Species Awareness Week is July 8-14. Help us make this year’s program even more successful than last year. Plan a program and get it on our calendar. Read more for details and a list of ideas for programs.

By May 23, 2018 Read More →
Pulling Weeds with the Soggy Bottom Boys

Pulling Weeds with the Soggy Bottom Boys

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Welcome to our New Website!

Welcome to our New Website!

littleyorklake.org/important-meetings ccstoptheinvasion.org/resources

By December 4, 2014 11 Comments Read More →
It’s Not All Doom and Gloom – ALB Eradication Success Stories!

It’s Not All Doom and Gloom – ALB Eradication Success Stories!

Just a reminder, it’s not all doom and gloom in the invasive species world!Take a look at these Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) eradication success stories: New Jersey Eradication Efforts a Success! http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/23/nyregion/new-jersey-eradicates-asian-long-horned-beetles-after-11-year-fight.html?_r=1& ALB Eradicated from Canada! http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/news-releases/2013-04-05/eng/1365168144940/1365168154936 With thanks to Tom Colarusso for forwarding!

By April 16, 2013 Read More →