Foster Creek Conservation District
Foster Creek Conservation District

Announcing: The Establishment of a Douglas County Cooperative Weed Management Area   

Douglas County CWMA Steering Committee Meeting

Monday December 10th, 2018, from 1-3 pm

 in the WSU Extension Conference Room

 located on the second floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 203 s. Rainier St. Waterville WA 98858.



What is a Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA)?

The Center for Invasive Species Management defines a CWMA as, "a partnership of federal, state, and local government agencies, tribes, individuals, and various interested groups that manage invasive weeds within a defined area."


All CWMA's share six basic characteristics: 

  • CWMAs operate within a defined geographic area, distinguished by a common geography, weed problem, community, climate, political boundary, or land use.
  • CWMAs involve a broad cross-section of landowners and natural resource managers within its defined boundaries.
  • CWMAs are governed by a Steering Committee.
  • CWMAs make a long-term commitment to cooperation, usually through a formal agreement among partners.
  • CWMAs have a comprehensive plan that addresses the management or prevention of invasive species within its boundaries.
  • CWMAs facilitate cooperation and coordination across jurisdictional boundaries.


Aaron Rosenblum

Natural Resource Specialist

Foster Creek Conservation District

509-423-5990 cell

509-888-6376 office

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