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September Newsletter

Weeds in Our Area

  WSU Manual EM005E   The control of any weed begins with early detection. The objective of this guide is to aid in the identification and control of invasive weeds found in eastern Washington.

WSU Manual EM005E

The control of any weed begins with early detection. The objective of this guide is to aid in the identification and control of invasive weeds found in eastern Washington.

  PDF version of a 50+ page, pocket-size field guide to the most troublesome weeds of   Eastern Washington  .  Photos, impacts, and methods of control are listed for each weed.  This publication also includes a brief introduction that explains how weeds spread, weed laws, and landowner responsibilities. 56 pages, 3 1/2" x 5 1/5".

PDF version of a 50+ page, pocket-size field guide to the most troublesome weeds of Eastern Washington.  Photos, impacts, and methods of control are listed for each weed.  This publication also includes a brief introduction that explains how weeds spread, weed laws, and landowner responsibilities. 56 pages, 3 1/2" x 5 1/5".

 
  This detailed brochure illustrates the differences between eight knapweeds found in WA State  (bighead, black, diffuse, meadow, Russian, spotted, brown, and yellow starthistle). Two page brochure, 8" x 14". 

This detailed brochure illustrates the differences between eight knapweeds found in WA State(bighead, black, diffuse, meadow, Russian, spotted, brown, and yellow starthistle). Two page brochure, 8" x 14". 

  PDF version of our poison hemlock brochure, a Class B noxious weed. It details how to identify poison hemlock, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it. Two page brochure, 8 1/2" x 11".

PDF version of our poison hemlock brochure, a Class B noxious weed. It details how to identify poison hemlock, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it. Two page brochure, 8 1/2" x 11".

  PDF version of our knotweed brochure, covering four knotweed species that are Class B noxious weeds. It provides an overview on identification, impacts and control options. Two page handout, 8" x 14".  (Spanish)

PDF version of our knotweed brochure, covering four knotweed species that are Class B noxious weeds. It provides an overview on identification, impacts and control options. Two page handout, 8" x 14". (Spanish)

  PDF version of our brochure about puncturevine, a Class B noxious weed. It details how to identify puncturevine, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it. Two page brochure, 8 1/2" x 11".   (Spanish)

PDF version of our brochure about puncturevine, a Class B noxious weed. It details how to identify puncturevine, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it. Two page brochure, 8 1/2" x 11".  (Spanish)


Plant Identification and Attributes


Weed Control

 Fact sheets outline IPM strategies including cultural, mechanical, biological, and chemical methods.   Pesticides listed in the fact sheets are examples of products that are legal for use in Washington.

Fact sheets outline IPM strategies including cultural, mechanical, biological, and chemical methods. 

Pesticides listed in the fact sheets are examples of products that are legal for use in Washington.

  This handbook is designed as a quick and ready reference for weed control practices and herbicides used in various cropping systems or sites in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

This handbook is designed as a quick and ready reference for weed control practices and herbicides used in various cropping systems or sites in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

 
  This new brochure is about supporting bees and other pollinators when controlling noxious weeds. Two page brochure, 8 1/2" x 11".

This new brochure is about supporting bees and other pollinators when controlling noxious weeds. Two page brochure, 8 1/2" x 11".

 

Gardening

  PDF version of our popular new booklet which offers several non-invasive alternatives for 14 invasive ornamental and noxious weed. This book includes 26 additional plant recommendations for Eastern Washington gardens. Eighteen pages, 8" x 11".. Eastern Washington Version.    It was produced by WA Noxious Weed Control Board in collaboration with the Washington Invasive Species Coalition and the Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association.

PDF version of our popular new booklet which offers several non-invasive alternatives for 14 invasive ornamental and noxious weed. This book includes 26 additional plant recommendations for Eastern Washington gardens. Eighteen pages, 8" x 11".. Eastern Washington Version.

It was produced by WA Noxious Weed Control Board in collaboration with the Washington Invasive Species Coalition and the Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association.

 

"Low Water Gardening" will reduce the quantity and varieties of weeds in your garden. The Benton Conservation District in partnership with the Columbia Basin Chapter of the WA Native Plant Society have partnered to offer Benton County property owners free advice and consultation on converting to water-wise gardening. Contact the Heritage Garden Program.


Teaching Resources

 NSTA Publications Related to Invasive Species

NSTA Publications Related to Invasive Species

  Washington Invasive Species Education, or WISE, Web site informs people about the invasive species problem, how invasive species are spread and introduced (pathways), and how we all can be part of the solution. 

Washington Invasive Species Education, or WISE, Web site informs people about the invasive species problem, how invasive species are spread and introduced (pathways), and how we all can be part of the solution. 

 
  This coloring book showcases some of the worst weeds found in WA State. 16 page booklet, 8" x 11".   It was created by Kathy Merrifield and Laurel Baldwin of Whatcom County Noxious Weed Control Board.

This coloring book showcases some of the worst weeds found in WA State. 16 page booklet, 8" x 11". It was created by Kathy Merrifield and Laurel Baldwin of Whatcom County Noxious Weed Control Board.