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City of Everett – Aquatic Noxious Weeds

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City of Everett – Aquatic Noxious Weeds

February 1, 2018

Peninsula Urban Forestry planned and executed the removal of Class A noxious weeds Purple Loosetrife, Yellow Iris and Knotweed. The project was part of the Smith Island/Union Slough Restoration Project. The site, a restored estuary, was surveyed and weeds were manually removed to reduce the invasive spread and encourage native growth. Working with the tides we removed weeds on the mudflats and transported them off site via canoe as waters rose, after which they were disposed of in accordance with Snohomish County Noxious Weed Board.

Our scenery on this project was beautiful!

Pulling purple loosestrife out of an estuary in Everett.

Pulling purple loosestrife out of an estuary in Everett.

Pulling purple loosestrife out of an estuary in Everett.

Pulling purple loosestrife out of an estuary in Everett.

Pulling purple loosestrife out of an estuary in Everett.

Pulling purple loosestrife out of an estuary in Everett.

Beautiful sunrise over the City of Everett estuary pulling purple loosestrife.

Beautiful sunrise over the City of Everett estuary pulling purple loosestrife.

Beautiful sunset over the City of Everett estuary pulling purple loosestrife.

Beautiful sunset over the City of Everett estuary pulling purple loosestrife.

Colby Cain our horticulturalist pulling Purple Loosestrife.

Colby Cain our horticulturalist pulling Purple Loosestrife.

Client name
City of Everett
Skills
Ecosystem Management, Wetland, delineation, pond, management, farm, invasive, weeds, removal, restoration, treatment, habitat enhancement, duck.