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Job Opening for a Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County, Ballston Spa, NY Working as part of the Capital Mohawk Invasive Species Management team, the Terrestrial Invasive Species Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, planning, and delivering terrestrial invasive species prevention, management, and restorationprograms designed to protect the environment from the negative impacts of invasive species. The coordinator will work […]

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Request for Proposals on Invasive Forest Pest Outreach and Education

State of Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry RFP# 201906101 Invasive Forest Pest Outreach and Education The State of Maine is seeking proposals for projectsthat will enhance the Departments efforts to provide Outreach and Education on Invasive Forest Pests, like the Asian longhorned beetle and the emerald ash borer, to the citizens of Maine […]

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Invasive Forest Pest Workshop

Invasive Forest Pests- For those interested in learning about the history of invasive pests in Maine, how to identify them, and how to go about reporting an infestation. The Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) along with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Lisbon Falls, Maine will be presenting a workshop as […]

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Job Opening for an Invasive Species Management Program Coordinator

Cliff Island Corporation for Athletics, Conservation, and Education (“ACE”) is seeking an Invasive Species Management Program Coordinator for Summer 2019. A non-profit organization founded in 1977, ACE has obtained and stewarded open space properties on Cliff Island for the benefit of Island community members and their guests for both active and passive recreation. We provide […]

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APHIS Seeks Comments on the Release of the Japanese Knotweed Psyllid

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has assessed the potential environmental impacts associated with releasing the Japanese knotweed psyllid (Aphalara itadori) to biologically control Japanese, Giant, and Bohemian knotweeds (Fallopia japonica, F. sachalinensis, and F. x bohemica) within the contiguous United States. These knotweeds are significant invasive weeds. Based on their thorough analysis, […]

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Swallow-wort Collaborative

Thursday, June 27, 10-11:30am The Eastern Lake Ontario/Northeast Swallow-wort Collaborative will foster greater cooperation, collaboration between different stakeholder groups to improve control, and spread prevention focused solely on swallow-worts. Additionally, this collaborative will help to transfer knowledge between researchers and managers, share advances in science and management, provide technical assistance and connect the stakeholder community. Current […]

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Just Released! Maine Invasive Plants Field Guide

June 2019 special price – $18.00 includes sales tax and shipping! The Maine Natural Areas Program in the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is excited to announce the publication of Maine Invasive Plants Field Guide.  This 3.75 x 8” field guide covers 46 species of terrestrial and wetland invasive plants and is waterproof, portable, […]

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