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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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Seasonal positions with Acadia National Park’s Invasive Plant program

Biological Science Technician (Vegetation) Acadia National Park National Park Service Responsibilities GS-0404-05 – Work will consist primarily of serving as a crew member on a 2-5 person field team removing non-native plants from the park using herbicide as well as with manual and mechanical means. GS-0404-06 – Incumbent is expected to perform a leadership role […]

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Webinar on Invasive Species in North America

Invasive Species in North America, Oct 16 2-3pm CST, Dr. David Coyle presenter What are the most impactful invasive species? (insects, fungi, & plants), how are they distributed & what are the proven and potential management strategies? This webinar will give an update on some of the most impactful invasive species in North America, including […]

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Swede Midge Confirmed in Maine

State officials at the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension have confirmed the presence of Swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii) in Franklin County, Maine. UMaine Cooperative Extension made the discovery and this […]

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Plants Out of Place: Ecology and Identification of Invasive Plants of Maine

Invasive plants can over-run habitats, change soil ecology, reduce the abundance of food for beneficial insects, and be an eyesore on the landscape.  Come learn how these aggressive species got to Maine, which ones are of top concern, and what you can do to make a difference. Presenter: Nancy Olmstead, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation […]

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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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