Scotch broom is a wide-spread invasive weed in our community. You have probably noticed large stands of it along our rural roads and highways, in pastures and in forests. Now is a great time to start managing Scotch […]
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.
Are you familiar with the invasive weed English ivy? You’ve probably seen it carpeting the ground in a natural area, or perhaps completely covering a wall, or possibly climbing high up a tree. Like many invasive plants, ivy […]
The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District has four top priorities when addressing conservation needs in Clackamas County: water, wildlife, weeds, and working lands. These priorities are part of our larger set of District W’s. The District’s plans and […]
December is the month when many people deck the halls with boughs of holly. Sadly, invasive holly can spread, harming native plant and animal communities. Reflecting many old traditions, holly branches are still hung today, coiled into ornate […]