Two native species in North America that look like the Asian giant hornet are the yellowjacket and European hornet.

Murder Hornets: What’s All the Buzz About?

Keep an eye out for Asian giant hornets and report suspected sightings. By: David Dutkiewicz, ISC Entomology Technician If you’ve been following the news this summer, you’re sure to have seen mention of murder hornets.  After isolated discoveries of this invasive Continue Reading

gypsy moth side profile

A Year of Gypsy Moth

The European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar L.) is native to Europe and is currently established in the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada. You may find the insect in portions of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. European gypsy moth Continue Reading

Top Potential Invaders – CBC Radio

The Invasive Species Centre Executive Director Sarah Rang joined Markus Schwabe on Morning North to discuss invasive species. Two of the most pressing species are Asian Carps and Oak Wilt. These species have not established in Canada but are near Continue Reading