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Ecologically Based Integrated Pest Management

Ecologically-based invasive plant management (EBIPM) combines state and transition models and successional management as a framework to make the best management decisions for a given landscape based on ecological principles.

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Controlling Invasive Plants

Some common garden plants have become invasive pests in wild habitats. In Oregon, these invasives include some favorites such as English ivy and butterfly bush.

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Invasive Plants in Portland Poster

The city is working to control invasive plants and Portland residents can help by identifying and managing them in their own yards.

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I am bamboozled, help!

Greetings - any tips or resources on helping rid, or at least control creeping bamboo? Digging up is partially helpful here, but a water pipe located below the main plant makes it problematic. Mainly want to control the shoots. Seems like repeated applications of Round Up is the most common...

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