Spring 2022


Washington and Oregon

Spring 2022 Citizen Science Workshops

Let us know you're interested in our upcoming workshop series where we train citizen scientists to survey invasive weeds.

Spring 2022 Citizen Science Workshops

Time & Location

Spring 2022

Washington and Oregon

About The Event

These are free 2.5 to 3 hour trainings where you will learn how to identify priority invasive species, how to record basic data and how to report findings on EDDMapSWest, a national early detection reporting system. Participants learn plant identification through a PowerPoint presentation and live material. Participants also learn methods of manual removal and which species you should not attempt to remove. Trainings will equip volunteers with the knowledge necessary to conduct invasive plant surveys in order to support local land managers that need your help. Your efforts will directly support the maintenance of healthy ecosystems. Volunteers will receive an invasive plant identification booklet along with survey forms. We ask that volunteers who sign up conduct 1-2 surveys over the field season.

*** Dates and venue locations still to be determined for some of the following trainings. Please check our website or Facebook page regularly for updates. Capacity will be limited, so if you would like to attend one of these free trainings, please RSVP to Chelsea Dole at info@pnw-ipc.org to reserve your place! 

1. North Bend, WA                                                   April, 2022  Time TBD

Address:  North Bend Ranger Station 

Hosted by: Jonathane Schmitt, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest Service

2. Cowlitz, WA                                                      May, 2022 Time TBD                                      

Address: TBD

Hosted by: Jennifer Mendoza

3. Clark PUD & Skamania County , WA      May, 2022 Time TBD

Address: Zoom Webinar

Hosted by: Brad Mead, Invasive Species Coordinator & Emily Stevenson, Program Coordinator

3. Invasives After Dark                                      June 07, 2022 Time TBD

Address: Great Notion Brewing, Georgetown (Ages 21+) Seattle, WA

Hosted by: Chelsea Dole, Outreach Coordinator for PNW Invasive Plant Council & Skye Pelliccia, King County Noxious Weed Control Program Education Specialist

Updates and additional trainings to be announced in the near future