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  • Italian Arum – March 2016 Weed of the Month

    I first learned to fear Italian arum in the late 1990’s. Botanist Doug Ewing, then manager of the University of Washington Botany Greenhouse, alarmed me with scary tales of his battles with Italian arum in the gardens behind the greenhouse where it had taken hold. No matter what he threw at it, the plant kept coming back

  • Registration open for noxious weed control classes

    Registration is now open for our annual noxious weed control seminars. There will be three sessions this year and space is limited so make sure to register as soon as possible. In addition to our regular seminar, we are pleased to offer… Read More ›

  • National Invasive Species Awareness Week

    King County Executive Dow Constantine raised awareness about the harm done by invasive species here at home as well as nationally with an Executive Proclamation declaring February 21-27, 2016 National Invasive Species Awareness Week. NISAW is a annual national campaign to increase citizen and government action to prevent the spread of… Read More ›

  • Welcome to Noxious Weed News

    Welcome to our new blog on all things noxious and weedy from beautiful King County, Washington! Former readers of KC Weed News will see many of the same features you have come to expect but with more photos!  Check back here regularly for featured… Read More ›