Dorah Mkabili Mwangola is part of an MITPPC-funded team – led by entomologist Brian Aukema – that is working on saving urban ash trees from the invasive emerald ash borer.
MITPPC delivers science-backed solutions to protect our state’s forests, wetlands, prairies and urban green spaces.
Dr. Ryan Briscoe Runquist is building distribution models for invasive plants like common tansy, leafy spurge and other weeds.
Dr. Byju Govindan is working on the early detection, forecasting and management of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug.
The Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants & Pests Center (MITPPC) is proud to announce the funding of 12 additional projects to fight terrestrial invasive species across the state. The Center has awarded $2 million to 8 new research groups. [node:url]
Oaks make up 30% of our North American forests. Recently, MITPPC researchers have noticed that they are dying.
Five ways researchers are using drones and remote sensing to stop terrestrial invasive species in Minnesota
Meet plant physiologist and MITPPC post-doc researcher Gerard Sapes, who is working on improving oak wilt detection in Minnesota.
Benjamin Held is a researcher exploring the fungi associated with emerald ash borer (EAB).
Nick Rajtar is a Master's student exploring the fungi associated with emerald ash borer (EAB).