Project Partner collaboration has been a key to the success of the district’s Knotweed Control Program.
Pierce Conservation District’s Knotweed Control Program is assisted by many organizations and agency partners. These groups help us by providing material and logistical support through financial contributions, labor, technical assistance, equipment, volunteer recruitment, and much more.
Tacoma Power Wildlife and Recreation Coordinator Bret Forrester (far right) received PCD’s 2012 Municipal Partner Award for his ongoing support with the Nisqually River Knotweed Control Project.
Janine Redmond (far right) from Pierce County Surface Water Management receives PCD’s 2012 Agency Partner Award for her efforts in coordinating knotweed control work on Pierce County properties within
In order to control knotweed infestations along the lower stretch of the Nisqually River, PCD coordinates yearly river rafting trips with Tacoma Power and the Nisqually Indian Tribe.