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National Invasive Species Awareness Week: New Regulations on Invasive Species

Publicado por Filomena Riganti
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All New Yorkers should be aware of new statewide regulations on the sale, purchase, and transportation of a lengthy list of invasive plants that went into effect this past March. Included on the list of New York State Prohibited and Regulated Invasive Plants, available on the DEC website, are a number of plants that have been long popular with commercial and home gardeners, such as privet, Japanese honeysuckle, burning bush, angelica tree, and yellow iris. In total, 98 plants are now outright prohibited or heavily regulated in the state.

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Invasive Species Awareness Week: Can Modern Science Restore the American Chestnut?

Publicado por Filomena Riganti
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It’s not all pretty! In recognition of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Filomena Riganti, Project Manager at NYRP, will share information about an invasive species each day. Read on to learn more about these pests and what to look out for in a green space near you. Today, we explore the blight of chestnut trees…

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Invasive Species Awareness Week: A Global Perspective

Publicado por Filomena Riganti
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It’s not all pretty! In recognition of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Filomena Riganti, Project Manager at NYRP, will share information about an invasive species each day. Read on to learn more about these pests and what to look out for in a green space near you. Today, we delve into the spread of invasive species, and how it’s affecting NYC neighborhoods--like Inwood/Washington Heights.

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Invasive Species Awareness Week: VLB Has Made it Here

Publicado por Filomena Riganti
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It’s not all pretty! In recognition of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Filomena Riganti, Project Manager at NYRP, will share information about an invasive species each day. Read on to learn more about these pests and what to look out for in a green space near you. Today’s species is a beetle with a bite…

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Coming To A Tree Near You

Publicado por Filomena Riganti
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In recognition of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Filomena Riganti, Project Manager at NYRP, will share information about an invasive species each day. Read on to learn more about these pests and what to look out for in a green space near you. Today’s species is a vicious tree-eating insect that can significantly eliminate ash trees from NYC’s landscape…

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