Position Description: Monocacy National Battlefield preserves 1,647 acres of forested areas, agricultural fields, meadows, and waterways that make up its six historic farmsteads. The park lies three miles south of the City of Frederick – the second largest city in Maryland –. The intern will be tasked with accessing the health of the Eastern Hemlock tree population in the park and potentially mitigating any pests found. A newer non-native pest to Maryland is the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula). The Spotted Lanternfly was first discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014. Since its discovery, it has slowly been spreading across the Eastern United States. The Spotted Lanternfly is an Early Detection Rapid Response (EDRR) species, mea

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