2015 Operating Plan

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Responsible Party(s) Project Name Project Location Project Deadline Acreage Project Narrative Species Targeted
CWMA Ongoing N/A Use existing weed list-serves and WIN
CWMA Ongoing N/A Hold CWMA meetings
CWMA Ongoing N/A Involve new organizations
CWMA- Steering Committee 27-Jan-15 N/A Review Management Plan
CWMA- Steering Committee 27-Jan-15 N/A Prepare 2015 Operating Plan
Army Corps of Engineers Avery Shoreline Restoration Avery Park, Klickitat County, WA 15-May 1 Project includes manually removing false indigo and Himalayan blackberry from shoreline and revegetating the area with native grasses, forbs, willows and cottonwood cuttings. False indigo, Himalayan blackberry
Army Corps of Engineers: Rangers False Indigo Bonneville Lock and Dam Ongoing 50 Utilized rangers and Northwest Youth Crew in 2014 to reduce populations on Hamilton Island Rec.  Area. Plans are in place to utilize the NWYC for 2015. False indigo
Army Corps of Engineers:Rangers Scotch Broom Bonneville Lock and Dam Ongoing 350 Continue to incorporate ranger staff, Skamania County Noxious Weed Board personnel and the Skamania County Corrections Crew to lop and drop populations. Scotch broom
Army Corps of Engineers:Rangers Common Teasel Bonneville Lock and Dam Ongoing 200 Continue to incorporate ranger staff, Skamania County Noxious Weed Board personnel and the Skamania County Corrections Crew to reduce populations. Common teasel
Army Corps of Engineers:Rangers Common Tansy Bonneville Lock and Dam Ongoing 300 Continue to incorporate ranger staff, project staff and Skamania County Corrections Crew to reduce populations. Common tansy
Army Corps of Engineers:Rangers Knapweed Bonneville Lock and Dam Ongoing 201 Continue to incorporate ranger staff, Skamania County Noxious Weed Board personnel, WSU Extension office (Bio Control) and the Skamania County Corrections Crew to reduce populations. Knapweed spp.
Army Corps of Engineers:Rangers Poison Hemlock Bonneville Lock and Dam Ongoing 5 Continue to incorporate ranger staff and Skamania County Corrections Crew to reduce populations. Poison hemlock
Army Corps of Engineers:Rangers Knotweed Bonneville Lock and Dam Summer 2016 0.5 Covered know population of knotweed for 6 years to attempt to chock it out. Minimal sucess was obtained as the knotweed poked through the barrier in 4 years. Tentative plan to use chemical treatment in 2015 with a followup chemical treatment in 2016. Knotweed
Clackamas WeedWise Program, Specific Landowner Clackamas County Priority Weed Control All of Clackamas County within the CWMA boundaries, OR Ongoing N/A The WeedWise program works to control all designated priority weeds within the Clackamas portion of the CWMA. We offer free weed control to interested landowners in the Clackamas portion of Sandy River Basin. Japanese knotweed, orange hawkweed, spurge laurel, policeman’s helmet, garlic mustard, giant hogweed, false brome
Columbia Land Trust The Dalles Uplands Weed Control Two sites on the outskirts of The Dalles, OR 15-Aug ~500 Chemical control of rush skeletonweed, diffuse knapweed, and medusahead rye on properties conserved for native flora. Rush skeletonweed, diffuse knapweed, medusahead rye
Columbia Land Trust, Hood River County Powerdale Weed Control Lower Hood River up to river mile 4, OR Ongoing ~400 Annual control of noxious weeds on the former PacifiCorp Powerdale lands. Level of effort and acres treated will vary annually depending on available time and money. Knapweed spp., thistle spp., Scotch broom, Himalayan blackberry, reed canary grass, yellow flag iris
East Multnomah SWCD Garlic Mustard Containment Project Unincorporated lands of the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District Ongoing 233 gross Containment project to maintain or decrease garlic mustard distribution in the Gorge and Sandy River Basin until an effective bio-control agent becomes available. The strategy is to eradicate all satellite populations outside of the containment zone and treat patches within the zone where they intersect with vectors such as roadside right of ways and trailheads. Garlic mustard
East Multnomah SWCD False Brome Control in the Columbia River Gorge Western Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah County Ongoing 91 gross Our goal is to eradicate this species from all sites east of the Sandy River with the exception of Tanner Creek where we are working on containment. False brome
East Multnomah SWCD Rural Lands Knotweed Control Unincorporated lands of the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District Ongoing 0.75 net Contol of knotweed locations within the Sandy River Basin and all areas east within the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District Knotweed spp.
East Multnomah SWCD Sandy Exotic Vine Eradication and Restoration East of the Sandy River within Multnomah County Ongoing 1660 gross Reduce the area infested with English ivy and old man’s beard in the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District east of the Sandy River Clematis vitalba, English ivy
East Multnomah SWCD Spurge Laurel Control in Eastern Multnomah County East of the Sandy River within Multnomah County Ongoing 78 gross Control known spurge laurel locations east of the Sandy River within Multnomah County Spurge laurel
Hood River SWCD Noxious Weed Outreach Hood River County, OR Ongoing N/A Distribute information on weed management, prevention and eradication via the District’s website, eNewsletter, Annual Report, publications, workshops, and landowner technical assistance. EDRR
Hood River SWCD Noxious Weed Technical Assistance and Leadership Hood River County, OR Ongoing N/A The Hood River SWCD has dedicated staff time to providing technical assistance and leadership in the community to further large scale directives and action to abate noxious weeds in Hood River County. This includes participating in the Columbia Gorge CWMA, acting as the point of response for OR Invasives Hotline reports and serving on the Hood River County Weed Board. EDRR
Hood River SWCD, Hood River County Weed and Pest, NRCS, recreational groups, landowners Puncturevine Abatement Effort Hood River County, OR Ongoing unknown An effort began in 2013 to abate a growing infestation of puncturevine in Hood River County. Hood River SWCD has played an active role in this effort. Puncturevine
Hood River SWCD, USFS, Hood River County Weed and Pest, Western Invasives Network, ODA and landowners Hood River Garlic Mustard Abatement Project Parkdale, OR Ongoing 32.7 acres 2015 will mark the fifth year of an effort to control the only two known sites of garlic mustard in Hood River County. Garlic mustard
Hood River Watershed Group, Indian Creek Stewards, Hood River Valley Parks and Rec. District Indian Creek Stewards Riparian Restoration Maintenance Indian Creek corridor, Hood River, OR Ongoing unknown Mulch, mow, weed, and otherwise maintain Union St., CGCC, and other Indian Creek Trail riparian restoration sites to prevent reinfestation by noxious weeds. Knapweed spp., Himalayan blackberry, poison hemlock, reed canary grass, English ivy
Klickitat Co NWCB and Sk Co NWCB with funding from Pacificorp Weed Control White Salmon River (Condit Dam removal site), WA Ongoing N/A Weed control. Yellow flag iris, Scotch broom, thistle spp.
Lynn Gibbons Menucha Corbett, OR Ongoing, 15th year 100 Prevent garlic mustard from expanding into addition natural areas. Eradicate English ivy from all areas. Garlic mustard, English ivy, English holly, Norway maple.
Lynn Gibbons Franciscan Villa Bridal Veil, OR Ongoing 5 Eradicate non-natives from woodland areas of estate and ivy from entire estate. English ivy, vinca spp., English holly, garlic mustard
ODFW, NRCS, Sherman Weed Dept, BLM, Wasco/Sherman SWCD Lower Deschutes Weed Corridor Project Lower Deschutes River (Wasco/Sherman Co.), OR Ongoing N/A Controling weeds on private & federal property. Knapweed spp., thistle spp., rush skeletonweed, whitetop
Skamania County NWC with funding from US Army Corps of Engineers Noxious Weed Survey and Control Bonneville Project, WA 2019 192 Noxious weed survey and control. Scotch broom, diffuse knapweed, tansy ragwort, spurge laurel
Skamania County NWCB with funding from Cowlitz PUD Noxious Weed and Vegetation Control Swift Canal, WA Ongoing 121 Noxious weed and vegetation control. Scotch broom, tansy ragwort, thistle spp.
Skamania County NWCB with funding from DNR, NSA, Beacon Rock; in conjunction with USFWS, USACE, Columbia Land Trust, Wa State Parks, NSA Cooperative Indigobush Control Project Beacon Rock SP, Ives Island, Pierce Wildlife Refuge, WA 15-Jun 100 Cooperative false indigo control project. False indigo
Skamania Coounty NWCB with funding from USFS/NSA Noxious Weed Control Gifford Pinchot NF, Mt. St. Helens NM, National Scenic Area, WA Ongoing 3732 Noxious weed control. Various
Skamania County NWCB with funding from WSDA Class A Control/Eradication Skamania County, WA Ongoing 47 Class A weed control and eradication. Garlic mustard, shiny geranium, false brome, oblong spurge
Skamania County NWCB with funding from WSDA Knotweed Control Skamania and Klickitat Counties, WA 30-Jun-15 183 Knotweed control. Knotweed spp.
Skamania County NWCB with funding from Department of Ecology; in conjunction with USFS/Monument Coldwater Lake Aquatic Invasive Species Survey and Management Plan Coldwater Lake, MSHNM, WA 2016 N/A Survey Coldwater Lake for aquatic invasive species and use survey data to construct an integrated aquatic vegetation management plan. Aquatic invasives
Wasco SWCD, NRCS & landowner/operator Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Wasco County, OR Ongoing N/A Cropland planted to perennial grasses and forbs. Knapweed spp., thistle spp., puncturevine, mullein
Wasco SWCD, NRCS & landowner/operator Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Wasco County, OR Ongoing N/A Stream and riparian enhancement. Knapweed spp., thistle spp., juniper, yellow flag iris, Himalayan blackberry
Wasco SWCD, Wasco Co. Parks & Rec. River Front Project River Front Park – The Dalles, OR Ongoing 40 Weed control. False indigo, Russian olive, Himalayan blackberry, tree of heaven
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