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Engineering: See It, Solve It!

“Engineering: See It, Solve It” was the theme of the Feb. 9, Enumclaw STEM Expo. And since Science, technology, engineering and math are the cornerstones of the work done in the Water and Land Resources Division, naturally we were there to spark the interest of the next generation of our workforce. 119 more words

Noxious Weeds

Lawmakers urged to boost noxious weed spending by million

Weeds estimated to cost Oregon’s economy $83 million a year.

Oregon farm groups are urging lawmakers to boost noxious weed control funding by $1 million, arguing the investment will prevent even costlier future battles against invasives. 10 more words

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See it? Report it! Washington Launches an Updated Invasive Species Reporting App

Reposted from Noxious Weed News

Washington’s invasive species reporting app just got smarter. Now anyone can use their smart phone or other device to easily report sightings of invasive plants, animals and other pesky organisms anywhere in Washington State and be sure that information will go to the right agency. 360 more words

Noxious Weeds

Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan

Project Synopsis:
In the southwestern United States, the ongoing spread of invasive plants has resulted in significant damage to rangelands, watersheds, and private property.  On the Navajo Nation, the impact of non-native weed species presents a significant problem to their economy.   738 more words

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