Plant and animal invasives threaten our watersheds here in the Finger Lakes and elsewhere, but residents can be informed, and learn ways to identify, report and help control their presence.
The round goby has invaded all of the Great Lakes and many of its tributaries through ballast water and natural migrations. Learn the dangers of round goby and how to prevent its spread, here.
Sea lamprey have a major detrimental impact on the fish community, ecosystem, along with the fishing and tourist industry. Learn the dangers of sea lamprey and how to prevent its spread, here.
The spiny water flea is planktivorous and has caused major changes in zooplankton community structure by reducing the abundance of prey for young-plankton eating fish. Learn the dangers of spiny water flea and how to prevent its spread, here.
Last updated July 23, 2015