Oregon begins 2020 gorse control efforts using newly permitted gorse thrips, Sericothrips staphylinus
Joel Price, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Salem, Oregon Gorse (Ulex europaeus) is an evergreen, woody shrub in the pea family (fabaceae). Gorse re-sprouts from the crown when cut, grows up to 13 feet tall, and can live 30 years. Gorse illuminates the landscape with endless yellow flowers that reach peak […]
What’s the Deal with Gorse??
The Gorse Action Group has a Facebook Page and Instagram!
Coos County Fall Noxious Weed Day October 14th 9am-4pm
Get ready for another great opportunity to learn about noxious weeds, how to control them, and how to do that safely! This is our third year hosting this event, and it just keeps getting better. This year we’ll have presentations on weed identification and control, weed mapping, gorse best management […]
Meet our new Local GAG Program Coordinator!
Hello everyone, I am happy to introduce myself as the new Local Gorse Action Group Program Coordinator! I originally joined the Coquille Watershed Association staff in the spring of 2018 to gather data for basin assessments, lead our summer field crew, and assist with monitoring activities. I am a local […]
2019 Coos County Herbicide Cost-Share Program
Coos County Noxious Weed Control District Advisory Board Cost Share Applications now available through Coos County Planning! The Coos County Noxious Weed Advisory Board is offering the Herbicide Cost Share Program again in 2019! Qualified applicants will receive 40% off their herbicide cost. The goal of the program is to target […]