Annual 4-County CWMA Pull Together Shares the Latest on Invasive Weeds

Weed professionals learn new strategies for combating weeds.

Weed professionals learn new strategies for combating weeds.

Registration for the 2016 Annual Pull-Together event is open! Each year, land managers, field workers, contractors, and invasive weed professionals gather together to learn about new invasive plants, new treatments, and all the latest news in the weed world. Organized and sponsored by the 4-County CWMA, a partnership of organizations throughout SW Washington and NW Oregon dedicated to combating invasive weeds for the benefit of native habitat, this year’s annual event will be held on February 24, 2016 at the Oregon Zoo.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Becky Kerns, PhD, Research Ecologist, Pacific Northwest Research Station. Her presentation will explore the links between climate change and invasive plant invasions.

Cost for the event is $43.19 per person and includes coffee, snacks, and a lunch. Seating is limited, so reserve your seat now.

Greater Celandine, Chelidonium majus

Greater Celandine, Chelidonium majus

New this year will be a poster session. Please bring posters to display and outreach materials to share!

Five (5) Herbicide Applicator Re-Certification Credits will be available from ODA. Herbicide Applicator Re-Certification Credits will also be available from WSDA. The number of credits will be posted as soon as they are available.

Sarah Hamilton, the 4-County CWMA coordinator, notes that this is a popular and well- attended event. She adds, “It’s a great networking opportunity and our professionals are always excited to learn about the newest weeds in our area.”

  • 4-County CWMA Pull Together
  • February 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Oregon Zoo – 4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221
  • Register here!

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