Woods Wise Wire - December 13, 2022

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Maine Forest Service

Forestry Friday - Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Integrated Pest Management in Maine

December 16, 2022: 9:00 AM, Teams Webinar, Registration Required

Join Colleen Teerling, a forest entomologist with the Maine Forest Service, to learn about managing hemlock woolly adelgid, an invasive pest that is spreading and killing trees in Maine. Learn about integrated pest management strategies and what they can and cannot do to protect hemlocks in your forest (as well as more urban settings).

This webinar has been approved for 1.0 CEU for Maine Licensed Pesticide Applicators and for Maine Licensed Foresters.

Learn more about Forestry Fridays

Baxter State Park Authority Accepting Applications for Park Director

AUGUSTA, Maine - The Baxter State Park Authority (BSPA), a three-person authority consisting of Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey, Maine Forest Service Director Patty Cormier, and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Commissioner Judy Camuso, announced that they are accepting applications for the position of Director of Baxter State Park.

The Director of Baxter State Park is responsible for directing all activities of the Park consistent with the Deeds of Trust and the direction of the BSPA.

Responsibilities include developing and implementing short- and long-range plans for park development, operations, and administration. Needed skills, minimum qualifications, and details, including direct reports, budget management, planning, and other aspects of the position, are detailed on the position's online application form

Inquiries regarding the search may be directed to Amanda Beckwith, Human Resources Director, Natural Resources Service Center, at amanda.beckwith@maine.gov

For more information about the position visit https://baxterstatepark.org/employment-opportunities

Candidates are required to complete and submit applications by January 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST.