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Invasive Plant Rules in Effect

New Rules Prohibit Sale of 33 Invasive Terrestrial Plants AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) has adopted rules to prohibit the sale and distribution of thirty-three terrestrial plants that were deemed invasive. The plants were reviewed by a specially-convened committee of horticulture professionals, land managers, foresters, wildlife biologists and other […]

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2017 Maine Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting

Please mark your calendars for the 2017 Maine Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting: Wednesday, March 22 at Colby College in Waterville, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Detailed agenda to follow closer to the date, but is sure to include: State of the State speakers covering updates/projects/advances in each of several invasive species groups (aquatic plants, marine species, […]

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UMass Extension’s Invasive Insect Certification Program

Dates: February 2, 16, and March 2, 2017 Location: Hadley Farms Meeting House, Hadley, MA See the full agenda on the Invasive Insect Certification Program page (UMass Extension). This three-day program will look at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlight the biology, ecology, and identification of […]

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2016 MISN Annual Meeting: Wed, Mar 2, 2016

Hello MISN Members, Please join us for the sixth annual meeting of MISN. The meeting’s planning team: Cheri Brunault, Caroline Casals, Amanda Mahaffey, Nancy Olmstead and I are looking forward to engaging you in the annual state-of-the-state-of-invasives reports, challenging you to consider how climate change is impacting Maine’s invasive species, and connecting you with perspectives […]

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