Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program was developed and is maintained by Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach to assist citizens with developing more sustainable lifestyles and building a strong environmental community in Clark County. Solid waste regional planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Battle Ground, Camas, Clark County, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt. Funding for this project provided by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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Contact Details

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(360) 397-2121 x4352

If you own property in Clark County, Washington, and want weeds or something you think may be a weed identified and recommendations given for abatement and/or management, help is a phone call or click away.

There are many problem plants in our county, but also many resources to help.

Clark County Vegetation Management

Clark County Vegetation Management - Clark County, WA.

Clark County Vegetation Management is a trusted resource for help with invasive weeds. Resources include weed identification and management, informative brochures, links to additional resources, and scheduling a visit for help with ID, abatement and/or management.

If you or your neighbors have a problem with noxious weeds, contact:
(360) 397-6140
[email protected]

Master Gardener Answer Clinic

Master Gardener Answer Clinic

If they don’t know, they usually can point you in the right direction.

Noxious Weed List

Noxious Weed List — Washington State list.

Noxious Weed List— Clark County, WA list.

Weed ID Guide

Weed ID Guide pdf — City of Portland, OR Environmental Services.

Identify & Manage Invasive or Noxious Plants

We encourage you to learn to recognize and remove invasive plants like: English Ivy, English Holly, Barberry, Herb Robert, Yellow Archangel, Yellow Flag Iris, Butterfly Bush, Spurge Laurel, Black Locust, Periwinkle, Cherry Laurel, Bindweed. These are but a few! Check out these resources showing you what to look for and good plant alternatives.

Alternatives to Pesticides

Alternatives to Pesticides — NBB program.

Provides the basics for home gardening without pesticides.

Garden Wise: Non-invasive Plants for your Garden

Garden Wise: Non-invasive Plants for Your Garden pdf — A group of Washington state agencies.

Invasive Species

Invasive Species — GOERT.

Information about management and eradication of a host of invasive species that affect not only the Victoria, BC area, but here in Clark County, too. You can download the Field Manual in full, or just the pages about the plant you are interested in managing or eradicating.

Note: There may be some plants that are invasive in Victoria, BC which are not invasive here. Consult WA Invasive Species List pdf to be certain.

Specific Problems

Related resources: Alternatives to Chemicals

Related articles: Appropriate Plants | Alternatives to Chemicals

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