October Species Spotlight- The Emerging Invasive Spotted Lanternfly and the Native Black Walnut Tree

October 14, 2020

By Kaitlyn Skees, Sophomore in the SUNY New Paltz English Department This fall is a good time to enjoy the outdoors; however, this season is an important time to be […]

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September Species Spotlight- Multiflora Rose and Native Pawpaw

September 15, 2020

By Cara Gentry, WVLT Coordinator for Land Stewardship Growing up in the northern Adirondacks, I had not encountered either of the species I am writing about for this article. Our […]

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August Species Spotlight- Virginia Opposum and Japanese Barberry

August 24, 2020

This month’s species spotlight looks at a native animal species and an invasive plant species — which both interact with ticks: The native Virginia Opposum and the invasive Japanese Barberry. […]

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July Species Spotlight- Tree of Heaven verses Staghorn Sumac

July 23, 2020

As part of an ongoing series of articles that examine invasive and native species found in our region, here we present the Tree of Heaven verses the Staghorn Sumac. NATIVE: Staghorn […]

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June Species Spotlight- Emerald Ash Borer versus the Tiger Beetle

June 26, 2020

As part of an ongoing series of articles that examine invasive and native species found in our region, here we present the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer versus the Native Tiger […]

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May Species Spotlight- Poison Ivy and Oriental Bittersweet

May 22, 2020

As part of an ongoing series of articles that examine native and invasive species found in our region, here we present Poison Ivy and Oriental Bittersweet Native Species Poison Ivy: Related […]

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