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Welcome Justin!

Help us welcome the newest member to the WeedWise team! The WeedWise program is pleased to announce our newest staff member Justin Cooley!  Justin joined the WeedWise team in May and is already proving to be a valuable addition to our team. Prior to joining the WeedWise team, Justin managed the invasive species control program […]

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Its National Invasive Species Awareness Week!

National Invasive Species Awareness Week (February 25 -March 1, 2018) kicks off today! Once a year, folks around the country take a full 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 […]

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Join the WeedWise Team!

We are now accepting applications for a WeedWise Specialist Closing Date: All materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on March 8, 2019. About the position The WeedWise Specialist is a full-time, at-will non-exempt position with the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District’s WeedWise Program. The WeedWise Program Specialist will assist […]

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Request for Proposals: Priority Invasive Weed and Vegetation Management

UPDATE:  The open period for this announcement has closed. The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (CSWCD) is looking for qualified contractors to perform invasive weed control, and restoration planting on multiple project sites within Clackamas County.  Categories of work may include: Manual Site Preparation and Maintenance; Mechanical Site Preparation and Maintenance; Planting; Survey and […]

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Happy Trails Jeff Lesh!

We rarely have an opportunity to bid farewell to a WeedWise team member, but this week we say goodbye to long-time WeedWise Specialist Jeff Lesh as he embarks on a new adventure with our friends from the City of Gresham’s Natural Resources Program! After joining the WeedWise program in March of 2011 as a part-time […]

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Year in Review: A WeedWise Annual Report 2018

We are celebrating another year in the books! With the new year rapidly approaching, we wanted to take a moment to stop and reflect on our many accomplishments and challenges over the past year.  We have been doing a lot of reflection as we work on our end of year reporting and plan for the […]

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Naughty and Nice for 2018

We’ve been making a list, And checking it twice, Now its time to find out Who has been naughty and nice! It is a WeedWise tradition for each of our staff to select our annual “Naughty and Nice” plants for the year. Check out the latest from our staff in this fun holiday tradition! Happy […]

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Welcome Courtney!

We are very pleased to welcome the newest member of the WeedWise team! The WeedWise program is pleased to announce our newest staff member Courtney Gattuso!  Courtney joins us our team as a WeedWise Specialist and as the new shared Coordinator for the 4-County CWMA and Columbia Gorge CWMA. This complex but rewarding position not […]

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Tansy Ragwort Poisons Livestock and Neighborly Relationships!

Tansy ragwort has long tormented rural landowners who graze livestock. Horses and cows are especially susceptible to this poisonous weed. In open fields, grazing animals will generally avoid eating tansy ragwort, but in heavily infested pastures they may have few other options.  Contaminated hay is particularly a problem because it becomes impossible for feeding animals […]

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