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Note: Many classes are being offered online as webinars. WSDA pesticide recertification credits are available for most of these classes. Click on the links below for details and to sign up. You can watch past webinars online on our YouTube playlist.

  • July 8 Noxious Weeds and Invasive Plants Class - Webinar on noxious weeds and invasive plants ID and control in King County
  • July 15 - Forest Weed Control Techniques Webinar - Learn about minimal disturbance weeding and control techniques for common forest weeds like Scotch broom, holly and ivy 
  • September 9, 23 and 30 - Noxious Weed Control Seminar - an all day seminar for vegetation management personnel, restoration crews and anyone else interested in learning more about noxious weeds and issues related to noxious weed control. Note: this program will be offered either in person or online depending on the public health recommendations in September.
  • Lake Weed Watcher Training - learn to identify, survey for and report lake weeds.
  • Invasive Knotweed Control Workshop - how to control knotweed; participants qualify to borrow stem injectors. 
  • Taller básico de jardinería (una clase de Casa Latina) - "En este taller aprendemos: a identificar las malezas, a conocer las herramientas básicas para yardwork, cómo usar mulch, mantenimiento del césped y técnicas de plantado. Este taller es ofrecido 2 veces por mes. Durante primavera, verano y otoño."
Weed Watcher training 2015 (photo by Julie Combs)

The King County Noxious Weed Control Program offers workshops and presentations upon request for community groups, neighborhood councils, vegetation management professionals, volunteer events, garden clubs and a wide range of other groups. Please contact Sasha Shaw if you would like a presentation on invasive plants or noxious weeds for your group, staff or community.

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Program offices are located at 201 S. Jackson St., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104. To contact staff, see the Noxious Weed Control Program Directory, send an email, or call 206-477-WEED (206-477-9333).