Across New York State, scientists located in colleges, universities, agencies, and institutions are conducting important research related to invasive species. From monitoring specific organisms and affected ecosystems, to developing biological control agents and effective control methods, New York’s researchers are investigating critical questions that are imperative for improving the response to and management of invasive species.

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Based on conversations with land managers around the state, NYISRI has identified the following priority research topics:


Water Chestnut, Credit: Mike Naylor, MD DNR 


Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Watkins Glen State Park