CEMML provides effective and environmentally sound solutions for controlling invasive species and developing/implementing biosecurity procedures.
Invasive Species and Biosecurity Services
- Baseline and early detection surveys to locate and delineate existing invasive plants, insects, and animals and identify new ones before they become established.
- Programs for management of invasive species.
- Research on new and innovative methods for controlling invasive species.
- Experienced staff hold pesticide applicator licenses and certifications.
- Quality Assurance/Quality Bio-sanitation procedures to verify that cargo is free of invasive species and meets federal pest management standards.
- Standard Operation Procedures for invasive species rapid response plan and team capacities to contain outbreaks in the field.
- Integrated approaches to managing risks to humans, native species, and agriculture from invasive species.
- Strategic planning to limit the spread of invasive organisms and diseases.
- Site-specific programmatic pathway risk assessments and analyses.
Other CEMML Natural Resources Management Services
Latest CEMML Stories
The elusive band-rumped storm petrel or ‘ake’ake, a small, endangered sea bird, is a difficult species to track. However, thanks to the help of conservation detection dogs, the Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) Natural Resource staff in Hawaii, in partnership with CEMML, have been successfully identifying the bird’s burrows since 2015.
As a long-time provider of natural and cultural resource management services to the federal government, CEMML accounted for over 22% of Colorado State University’s overall research spending in fiscal year 2022.
CEMML Archaeologists were investigating a site at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin when they came across nearly a dozen small lead balls spread across approximately half of the 1.5-acre site area. The lead balls were likely shrapnel from an artillery projectile fired sometime around World War I.
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