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Welcome Hayden!

We are very pleased to welcome a new addition to the WeedWise team! The WeedWise program is pleased to announce our newest staff member Hayden Jorde!  Hayden joins our team as a newly developed WeedWise Technician position. Hayden will support the WeedWise Program’s efforts managing invasive weeds across Clackamas County but will focus much of […]

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Recently discovered organic herbicide shown to be safe and effective against nearly all invasive weeds!  

Invasive weeds can be extremely damaging and pose a real threat to the social, economic, and ecological health of our communities.  One important tool for controlling large infestations of invasive weeds is herbicides. Industrial herbicides have been used to manage large infestations of invasive weeds since the 1940s, but their use is problematic for some […]

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Its National Invasive Species Awareness Week!

National Invasive Species Awareness Week (February 26-March 3, 2024) kicks off today! Each year, folks around the country take a week to consider the many impacts that non-native invasive species have on our communities, working lands, natural areas, and pocketbooks.  So take a moment to celebrate with the WeedWise Program to learn a little more […]

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We Are Hiring for Multiple Seasonal Positions!

We are now accepting applications for multiple seasonal WeedWise Technicians The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking qualified candidates for multiple WeedWise Technicians to support program efforts in the Mt Hood National Forest and across Clackamas County to help protect natural areas and recreational opportunities. Closing Date:  All application materials must be submitted […]

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Welcome Sierra!

We are very pleased to welcome the newest member of the WeedWise team! The WeedWise program is pleased to announce our newest staff member Sierra Bloomer!  Sierra joins our team in a newly developed position as our WeedWise Specialist for the Mt Hood National Forest. This new position within the WeedWise program will support invasive […]

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WeedWise Celebrates 15 Years of Service!

Today the WeedWise program is celebrating 15 years of service to the residents of Clackamas County! Over the past 15 years, we have worked with thousands of residents to protect Clackamas County from some of the most damaging invasive weeds in our region!  Many thanks to all of the wonderful people who have been a […]

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Welcome Brendan!

We are very pleased to welcome the newest member of the WeedWise team! The WeedWise program is pleased to announce our newest staff member Brendan Fordyce!  Brendan joins our team as a WeedWise Specialist and Coordinator for the 4-County CWMA and Columbia Gorge CWMA. This complex but rewarding position not only helps to support invasive […]

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Join the WeedWise Team!

We are now accepting applications for two WeedWise Specialists The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking qualified candidates for two WeedWise Program Specialist positions to help protect local and regional working lands and natural areas. Our goal is to create a high-quality job experience for a conservation-minded leader. Closing Dates: WeedWise Specialist-CWMA Coordinator:  […]

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New Adventures for Bee Sinichko!

We are saddened to announce the departure of WeedWise Specialist and CWMA Coordinator, Bee Sinichko. Bee has been an important member of the WeedWise team.  Bee’s work has supported the 4-County CWMA and the Columbia Gorge CWMA and has managed our invasive species control efforts in the Sandy River Watershed. Although Bee was with us […]

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It is National Pollinator Week!

It is National Pollinator Week! June 19-25, 2023 has been designated as National Pollinator Week!  Join the WeedWise program and other organizations across the country in celebrating our native pollinators. Summer is here and the weeds and wildflowers are blooming all around us. This burst of summer color also brings the many bees, flies, beetles, […]

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