invasive species

Keeping the Back Country Weed Free

If you are out riding on the trails this summer, you can help protect our beautiful backcountry from noxious weed invasions by using weed free materials. Noxious weeds negatively impact Washington’s natural areas by out-competing native vegetation, increasing soil erosion,… Read More ›

Don’t Release Classroom Animals and Plants into the Wild

Source: Washington State Conservation and Recreation Office Press Release, June 14, 2016, http://rco.wa.gov/doc_pages/press/2016/156.shtml. Contact: Susan Zemek, susan.zemek@rco.wa.gov, 360-902-3081, TTY 360-902-1996. OLYMPIA – As the school year comes to a close, the Washington State Invasive Species Council is asking teachers and parents not to release classroom… Read More ›