Species of Interest
Want to sharpen your invasive species identification skills?
Use the guides: There are many helpful identification guides available as free PDFs on the web. We have compiled some of our favorites here.
Test yourself: The Midwest Invasive Species Information Network has created a series of wonderful Species Training Modules.
Browse through the seasons below to find identifying clues of invasive species found in New York. If you know the common name of the species you are looking for, you can select from the list at the bottom of the page.
Contact your local PRISM to find out which species are of high priority and early detection in your region.
Oriental bittersweet Photo by: Martin LaBar, CC By-NC 2.0
Hemlock woolly adelgid Photo by: Bruce Watt, University of Maine, Bugwood.org
Hemlock woolly adelgid adult Photo by: Kelly Oten, North Carolina Forest Service, Bugwood.org