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An adult Hypena opulenta moth

Moth provides hope against invasive swallow-wort

Jul 9, 2018

Pale and black swallow-wort are rapidly invading fields and forests across the Northeast, including New York, but a moth from the Ukraine holds promise to keep the weed in check.

An ash tree marked with purple ribbon.

Cornell plans response against emerald ash borer

May 31, 2018

Discovered in Cornell’s Arnot Forest in March, evidence of the invasive emerald ash borer has been found in downtown Ithaca. Within the next several years, it will change the landscape of campus.

Earth-source heating in a house.

Cornell experts aim for carbon neutrality via Earth Source Heat

May 24, 2018

Cornell engineering faculty and facility experts met with more than 100 members of the Ithaca community May 17 at an open forum to give an update on the Ithaca campus’s path toward carbon neutrality and its goal to heat campus in a climate-friendly way.

tick on hand

Governor Cuomo Announces Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Control Plan

May 21, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an aggressive Lyme and tick-borne disease control plan to control tick populations on public lands, increase public awareness and access to available data, and create a working group to participate in a Lyme disease summit this summer.