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Introducing Invasive Species

The terms “invasive” or “invasive species” get thrown around a lot. They are frequently used to describe anything that is “misbehaving,” or acting in a way that doesn’t fit our idealized vision for how a landscape should look and function. 1,036 more words

Botany

Industry to air concerns about herbicide-resistant weeds

The Pacific Northwest agricultural industry will discuss herbicide resistance developing in weeds at a Jan. 24 listening session in Pasco, Wash.

Concerns about the increasing number of cases of herbicide-resistant weeds have prompted the industry to hold seven listening sessions across the country to look for answers. 10 more words

Capital Press

Invasive plants taking over Gearhart dunes

Safety, fire and invasive species among panelists’ concerns

Residents have seen vegetation on Gearhart dunes west of Ocean Avenue and south of E Street multiply over the last two decades. 46 more words

Daily Astorian

Agency OK’s more herbicides to fight weeds on public land

A federal agency will be using 13 more herbicides on public land to battle weeds that are contributing factors in wildfires. That’s an increase from the four herbicides Bureau of Land Management’s Vale District currently uses to fight invasive species and noxious weeds on rangeland it manages. 43 more words

Ontario Argus Observer

APHIS Posts New Weed Risk Assessments

APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) has posted Weed Risk Assessments (WRA) for the following three weed species:

News

King County noxious weed program is hiring

King County is accepting applications until January 13, 2017 to fill an opening for a seasonal noxious weed control specialist. This is a full-time equivalent, benefit-eligible position and typically works 10-11 months a year. 265 more words

King County

United States Transportation Corridors

Due to constant traffic along the country’s roads, roadside invasive species have become a focus of concern within the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHA), and relating government agencies within the states. 150 more words