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 […]
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.
December is the month when many people deck the halls with boughs of holly. Reflecting many old traditions, holly branches are still hung today, coiled into ornate wreaths for front doors, or included in festive holiday bouquets. For […]
By the time November rolls around, the rains of winter have returned to the Northwest. The wet rains and cool weather of November also signals the start of the winter armistice with the weeds. Apart from a few […]
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.
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks qualified candidates for a WeedWise Program specialist position. All applications materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on Oct 14, 2016.
The Clackamas River Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP) was recently awarded funds totaling $431,250 from Portland General Electric (PGE) through the Clackamas River Hydroelectric Project Mitigation and Enhancement Fund. This award adds to the other contributions from CRISP partners […]
Tansy ragwort has long tormented hay producers and 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 […]