News tagged with invasive species

Species spread in spurts—and here's why

When plants and animals move into new spaces they often do so by fits and starts, with lots of progress one year and less—or even a loss of ground—the next. Conventional wisdom attributes this pattern to variations in ...

dateApr 25, 2017 in Ecology
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Climate change puts invasive plants on the move

Climate change may force one of New England's invasive plant species to retreat north, while another will likely stay put and take over an even greater area, according to a new study by UConn faculty and former doctoral candidates.

dateMar 28, 2017 in Ecology
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