Published Summer 2018
FROM THE INTRODUCTION:
The State of New York declared July 8-14 to be Invasive Species Awareness week, which got us thinking about non-native, invasive species in the Finger Lakes region. In a scientific paper about common buckthorn, I read that, “Invasive species are now regarded as second only to habitat loss as a cause of biodiversity loss.” Non-native invasive species are a major stressor and can disrupt a natural balance between organisms, sometimes with one disruption cascading into another and another.
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