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Oak Wilt eDNA Detected in Ontario

By: Mackenzie DiGasparro, ISC Policy & Program Development Coordinator In 2020, a collaborative project team with members from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Natural Resources Canada, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency found oak wilt fungal eDNA Continue Reading

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A Year of Gypsy Moth

The European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar L.) is native to Europe and is currently established in the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada. You may find the insect in portions of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. European gypsy moth Continue Reading

Top Potential Invaders – CBC Radio

The Invasive Species Centre Executive Director Sarah Rang joined Markus Schwabe on Morning North to discuss invasive species. Two of the most pressing species are Asian Carps and Oak Wilt. These species have not established in Canada but are near Continue Reading

Invasive Species Centre board welcomes new expertise

Media Release Invasive Species Centre board welcomes new expertise FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 14, 2020 Sault Ste. Marie, ON – The Invasive Species Centre (ISC) is pleased to announce the appointments of Nicola Crawhill (Westbrook Public Affairs) and Jane Gilbert (Nature Continue Reading

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Ontario Invests in Invasive Species Centre

View original release at Ontario Newsroom SAULT STE. MARIE — The Ontario government is protecting the province from the harmful ecological, social and economic effects of invasive species by investing in management and prevention.    Today, Ross Romano, MPP for Continue Reading