The Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) is tracking a new invasive fungus, corn tar spot.
Learn more about MITPPC’s mission, research, and priority species through this beautiful and immersive StoryMap. The StoryMap highlights our research projects, explains our history, and more.
MITPPC researchers published numerous research papers this summer. We thank the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources for their support of these efforts.
Artur Stefanski is part of an MITPPC-funded team – led by ecologist Peter Reich – that is exploring how native and invasive forest species will fare in warmer climates of the future.
The global pandemic has changed the way the world works. MITPPC-funded researchers have had to incorporate this change into their current projects in big ways. Ph.D. candidate Artur Stefanski, Associate Professor Abdennour Abbas, and undergraduate Research & Outreach Assistant Katie Connolly describe how their work has been affected by COVID-19.
Don’t lose your fruits, vegetables and herbs this summer to invasive species that might be creeping in your garden. In this blog, we list a few to watch out for.