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New York Invasive Species Information

NEW YORK INVASIVE SPECIES INFORMATION (NYIS.INFO).. is your gateway to science-based information, breaking news and events, and innovative tools for coping with biological invaders in New York. NYIS.INFO links scientists, local, state and federal resource managers, policy setters, educators, and grassroots efforts to help you become part of the battle against invasive species in New York. NYIS.INFO is also home to the National Aquatic Nuisance Species Clearinghouse Invasive Species Database of published aquatic invasive species research.

NY Invasive Species Info grew out of the original New York Invasive Species Clearinghouse on July 1, 2015 when the Clearinghouse's New York State funding came to an end. The original Clearinghouse was founded in October 2008 with New York Environmental Protection Fund resources through a contract with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, in response to a recommendation of the November 2005 report of the New York State Invasive Species Task Force. For more information on who we are, please refer to our About page. More information on New York State's and the U.S. Federal invasive species programs can be found on our NYS Response, PRISMs & Partners, and Federal Response tabs.

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News

  • April 12, 2016. SLELO PRISM Partners Adopt 2016 Work Plan more »
  • March 30, 2016. Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Leaders Workshop more »
  • March 30, 2016. The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid - Educational Full Documentary more »

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Program Highlight

Third Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week: July 10-16, 2016

New York State will celebrate its third Invasive Species Awareness Week July 10-16, 2016. This annual outreach campaign is a collaborative effort of the Invasive Species Council agencies, Advisory Committee organizations, and the eight Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management. There will be numerous invasive species-related public events held during Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW 2016), including invasive species removal projects, guided hikes and paddling events, presentations by subject matter experts, informational webinars, citizen science trainings, film screenings and more! 

Click here to learn more about ISAW 2016!