Invasive Fauna

Invasive Fauna are an organism that once introduced, negativley effects its new environment. Invasive species can damage habitats causing environmental, ecological and economic damage.


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Southern Pine Beetle 

This tiny but powerful insect has the potential to devistate many of Long Islands Pine trees. In New York, Pitch Pines (Long Island native) have been targeted more than any other species.  Southern Pine Beetle has the potential to quickly spread throughout Long Island without proper management.

Spotted Lanternfly 

Spotted Lanternfly

This invasive tree hopping insect causes damage by sucking the sugars out of trees and plants, with the potential to destroy crops and damage forests the Spotted Lanternfly poses a signifigant threat to NYS and most of the United States 

Spotted Lanternfly Educational article
Mute Swan Educational article
Hemlock Woold Adelgid Educational article
European Starling Educational article
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Educational article
European Earthworms Educational article