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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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Summer Job Opportunity: Lake Monitoring Assistant

Employer: Maine Department of Environmental Protection (ME DEP), Division of Environmental Assessment, Lake Assessment Section Location: Augusta, Maine Period of Engagement: Late May – Late August 2022 Compensation: Hourly Rate: $18.00 not to exceed 40 hours per week Project Supervision: Lake Assessment Section Biologists Description of the Position: The Lakes Assessment Section operates within Maine […]

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Entomology Job Opportunity

Entomology Technician Opening Date: 2/2/2022 Closing Date: 2/15/2022 Location: Augusta Position #: 00500-1014 Position Type: Full Time Class Code: 9403 Grade/Salary: Grade 15 $33,550.50-$43,992.00 (includes 7.5% stipend) The Division of Animal and Plant Health has a current vacancy for an Entomology Technician in Augusta. Position Description: The Division of Animal and Plant Health CAPS Program […]

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Jumping Worm Conference

January 26 & 27, 2022 – 9:00 to 11:45 am Do you have questions about jumping/snake worms? If you immediately answered yes, this conference is for you! Join UMass Extension as we welcome scientists who specialize in jumping/snake worm research to discuss the latest understanding of these earthworms. How to identify these worms, what their potential […]

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Elm Zigzag Sawfly Is a Potential Threat to Elms

As if Dutch Elm Disease was not enough, there is a potential new threat for the elms still growing in North America. The elm zigzag sawfly, Aproceros leucopoda was first reported in the Western Hemisphere for the first time in Quebec in July 2020. In 2021, only a year later, the sawfly was confirmed in […]

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