A WeedWise Update If you have ever visited the Clackamas SWCD and WeedWise program you know we are busy. District staff are hard at work on a variety of conservation efforts. We work on everything from […]
Detecting, controlling, and eradicating invasive plants are topics captured in the Weeds category. Invaders affect wildlife and crop production. In some cases they pose health risks to people and animals.
October is the perfect time to manage blackberry on your property. This article explains the mechanical, chemical, and cultural controls needed to eradicate this invasive.
Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) has been called a “nightmare” and a “botanical bully,” and is one of the 100 worst global invaders. These characterizations give you a pretty good idea of just how unwelcome this invasive […]
Puncturevine (Tribulus terrestris) is aptly named! This invasive weed has spiny seed heads on it that can easily puncture a bike tire, inflatable raft, animal paw, or footwear. Be on the lookout because it is beginning […]
Tansy ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) is an invasive weed with a long and deadly history in the Pacific Northwest. In Oregon, it is designated as a Class B invasive weed. It is believed to have been introduced […]
Summer is upon us and that means Oregonians will be out in force, visiting the many wonderful parks and recreation areas for which our state is so famous. Native plants and native wildlife definitely make our […]