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Deschutes River Corridor Weed Pulls

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Deschutes National Forest and Coalition for the Deschutes for weed pulls along the Deschutes River.

Weed pull #2

Over the past three years Deschutes National Forest and Coalition for the Deschutes  have pulled invasive weeds at Meadow Camp and Ryan Ranch. The exact location for the upcoming weed pull is still being decided upon by the Forest Service.

For more information about each of these weed pulls, send an email to contact@CoalitionfortheDeschutes.org

You’ll start each of the weed pulls with an overview of logistics and safety protocols and talk about the what and why of pulling invasive plants. Participants will be required to sign a release waiver. Covid-19 protocols will be observed.

Why pull invasive weeds:

  • Noxious weeds invade a variety of habitats, including wildlands such as the National Forest and Deschutes River corridor.
  • They displace and compete with native vegetation, thus reducing wildlife forage, erosion control, and overall watershed health.
  • The Bend/Ft. Rock District of the Deschutes National Forest has documented approximately 2,300 acres of infestations. Some of these infestations are in our favorite places to recreate.
  • We need your help with controlling noxious weeds so we can continue to enjoy these special places!

Details

Date:
June 16
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm