Invasive Species

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Roundtable Discussion: Pulling Together to Stop the Spread

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RoundTable discussion for an invasive species forum hosted at Cary on March 21, 2015.

Resources for Landowners and Stewards

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Presentation by Carri Marschner for an invasive species forum hosted at Cary on March 21, 2015.

Utilizing a Terrestrial Invasive Species Rapid Response Team in the Adirondacks: Results and Lessons Learned

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Presentation by Brendan Quirion for an invasive species forum hosted at Cary on March 21, 2015.

Freshwater Invasions in the Hudson Valley: Causes, Impacts, and Management

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Presentation by David Strayer for an invasive species forum hosted at Cary on March 21, 2015.

Related Projects

Effects of Invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid on Northeastern Forests

Hemlock is a "foundation" tree species in eastern forests and its presence defines the properties of a unique ecosystem that is presently declining due to the introduction and spread of an invasive insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid.

Effects of Gypsy Moth on Nitrogen Cycling

The gypsy moth was introduced to North America from Europe in 1869 and has become a major defoliator of eastern hardwood forests.

Ecosystem Effects of Exotic Forest Pests

Over the last century, forests of the eastern U.S. have been plagued by a series of devastating introductions of exotic pests.

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Zebra Mussels and the Hudson River

Zebra mussels appeared in the Hudson in 1991 and fundamentally transformed the ecosystem. The zebra mussel invasion is linked to losses of native mussels and changes in the fish community.

Effects of Beech Bark Disease on Catskill forests

This project is focused on the consequences of the invasion of the beech bark disease (BBD) in northern hardwood forests, which dominate the uplands of the northeastern U.S. and southeastern Canada.

Exotic Earthworms & Northern Temperate Forests

Earthworms effect microbial nitrogen cycling and ecosystem nitrogen retention. Earthworm invasion of north temperate forests will have large consequences for nutrient retention and uptake in these ecosystems.

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