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Job Opening for an Invasive Plant Biologist

Maine Natural Areas Program has received permission to hire an Invasive Plant Biologist in Acting Capacity for 12-15 months while this position is undergoing a reclassification review. The position will pay between $22 and $23/hour and comes with limited State benefits. The position in the new classification is expected to be posted next summer. Anyone […]

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Hirundo Wildlife Refuge Invasive Species Removal Day April 16

This month, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is focusing much of its efforts on invasive species removal. Please join us on April 16 from 10:00 – 12:00 to help protect the native plant and animal populations by taking part in the management of non-native invasive plant species. An invasive plant is defined as a plant that is […]

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USDA to Resume Imports of PEI Tablestock Potatoes

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has determined importation of tablestock potatoes to the U.S. from Prince Edward Island can soon resume. Imports have been suspended since November 2021 after two positive tests for potato wart in PEI fields.

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Job Opening for Invasive Aquatics Coordinator

7 Lakes Alliance, a non-profit organization in the heart of Maine’s Belgrade Lake Watershed, is seeking an energetic Invasive Aquatics Program Coordinator. 7 Lakes Alliance’s mission is to conserve the lands and waters of the Belgrade Lakes Region for all.  Description: The Invasive Aquatics Coordinator handles day-to-day operations of the Courtesy Boat Inspector (CBI) Program […]

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Summer Pest Survey Technician

Position Description: The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) program has a vacancy for its 2022 summer survey program. The program is seeking qualified individuals at the GS 4 level to assist with the field survey for plant pests that are destructive to Maine’s forests and natural resources. The […]

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NAISMA Conference

NAISMA Conference 2022, Nov 7-10, Sanibel Is, FL Call for abstracts and posters Call for abstracts and poster presentations is open for this fall invasive species conference. Conference title is: Managing for Resilience. The planning committee is seeking abstracts for oral and poster presentations. To share research, challenges, and successes related to aquatic and terrestrial plants, […]

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Job Opening for Executive Director of NAISMA

Executive Director, North American Invasive Species Management Association, Milwaukee, WI The Executive Director promotes the organization’s mission and objectives, maintains positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, works with staff to achieve organizational goals, and maintains sound financial practices, including tax and reporting compliance. The Executive Director is the face of the organization, delivering presentations […]

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Job Opening at National Invasive Species Council

Program Analyst, National Invasive Species Council, Dept of Interior NISC activities are facilitated by a small staff housed in the DOI Office of the Secretary, who provide coordination and support to NISC member agencies in the implementation of NISC Work Plans and facilitate regular communications. The incumbent would serve as a member of NISC staff […]

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North American Invasive Species Management Conference Call for Abstracts

The conference will be November 7-10 in Ft Myers, FL. The conference planning committee is seeking abstracts for oral and poster presentations. To share research, challenges, and successes related to aquatic and terrestrial plants, animals, insects, pests, and pathogens that impact North American lands and waters. Through sharing research, challenges, and successes we aim to improve resilience […]

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