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New York State Invasive Species Program

The State of New York’s Invasive Species Program At-a-Glance:

  • iMapInvasives
    • Web-based database and mapping system that stores and displays statewide invasive species occurrence, treatment, and assessment information for agencies and citizens alike
  • New York Invasive Species Clearinghouse
    • Web-based gateway to access timely, accurate, scientific, and policy information and information on upcoming invasive species events and invasive species news of interest
  • New York Invasive Species Education Program
    • Education program integrated within the Cornell Cooperative Extension Network that provides high quality science-based educational programs and cutting edge research-based information regarding invasive species of major concern
  • New York Invasive Species Research Institute
    • Virtual institute that serves the scientific research community, natural resource and land managers, and state offices by promoting information-sharing and developing recommendations and implementation protocols for research, funding, and management to improve the scientific basis of invasive species management
  • Additional Components
    • The State of New York’s invasive species program also leads special projects as needed, and as resources and capacity allow, such as offering an Invasive Species Eradication Grant Program; preparing a NYS Invasive Species Management Strategy; coordinating and streamlining regulatory processes; implementing regulatory and encouraging non-regulatory approaches to prevention; supporting invasive species research, and, responding to new species introductions to the state, among other initiatives.