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Job Opening for Forest Invasive Plant Coordinator

The Forest Invasive Plant Coordinator position has been posted for open recruitment. Applications are due March 31, 2020. Please share with your networks. Go to the following link for further information and how to apply. https://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=101717&jobid=101231&org=370&class=56273&index=true The Forest Invasive Plant Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and leading the statewide forest invasive plant program, including establishing […]

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Citizen Science Webinars for Teachers

Engage your students as citizen scientists during “Citizen Science Month” coming up in April! Get your class ready to contribute data to local research projects this spring by attending one or all of the citizen science webinars offered by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) and the Maine Natural Areas Program (MNAP). Learn about […]

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Position at Vermont Center for Ecostudies

The Director of Conservation Science (DoCS) will oversee the organization’s implementation of VCE’s identified strategic goals and program objectives in the new five-year strategic plan. When the time comes for developing the next strategic plan, s/he will provide key leadership in the development of science program goals and objectives. For more information, see full advertisement […]

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Summer Internship in Invasive Plant Biology

Maine Natural Areas Program is recruiting for an Invasive Plant Biology Intern for the summer months, to work on invasive terrestrial and wetland plants. Please see the full job posting at https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/about/invasives_intern.htm. Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, March 9, 2020.

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Mini-Course on Woody Invasive Species

with Gary Mitchell $13 Register This class will focus on what woody invasive species are and where they come from, why they are bad for our native ecosystem, how to identify our most common species and finally, how to remove these species.  For the last ten years Gary Mitchell has been actively removing woody invasive species […]

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Webinar on callery pear

The February 5 webinar Pretty but pungent: the curious case of the callery pear will provide a general overview of the introduction, range, impact and possible management strategies for callery pear in the U.S. This species is already in Northeast and is probably starting to become an invader.

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Upcoming Online Invasive Species Management Training Program

North America Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) on-line Invasive Species Management Training Program, Feb 3-May 20 NAISMA is offering a unique college-level online professional development program to train Invasive Species Field Specialists. The program provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of ISM (Invasive Species Management) – including strategies and methods for Prevention, Early Detection […]

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Invasive Milfoil in Big Lake

Variable milfoil, Myriophyllum heterophyllum, is now in Big Lake in Washington County. For more information, see https://downeastlakes.org/invasive-milfoil-in-big-lake/.

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