Black swallow-wort seeds (Cynanchum louiseae). Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org

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September 10, 2014 Webinar: Invasive Species Risk Assessment Tools

This webinar will review new species risk assessment tools for plants and animals and provide examples of how federal and state agencies are using them. October 3, 12:00–2:00 pm EDT.



September 8, 2014 York County, PA, family sets up foundation in name of girl who died of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is still rare, but it’s worth reviewing the symptoms and prevention tips. Our thoughts are with the family who lost a daughter, “a ray of sunshine.”



September 2, 2014 Invasive Insects Taking a Bite from NY Farms

Spotted wing drosophila is threatening NY’s fruit production, but IPM tactics may help combat the invasive pest. Read more about Spotted Wing Drosophila in the Northeast.



September 1, 2014 The Northeastern IPM Center Is Hiring!

Two positions are open at the Northeastern IPM Center: an Extension Educator and a Program/Evaluations Specialist.