A photo of Scotch broom in Discovery Park in King County, Washington

Learn the latest on Scotch broom at symposium in Snoqualmie on May 23

Scotch broom is one of the most costly invasive species in Washington, according to a 2017 report commissioned by Washington State agencies. Of the 23 species analyzed, the study found that Scotch broom is near the top of the list in terms of economic impact on Washington’s landscapes, agriculture, business, and recreation. Scotch broom is a serious threat to native…

WSDA set to banish six weeds from state

Update 5/24/2016:  Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will be holding a public hearing on June 9 to seek comment regarding six proposed additions to the Prohibited Plant List (also known as the Quarantine List). The State Weed Board requested the addition of four of the proposed species and the Department of Ecology requested two of…