Homer Soil and Water Conservation District


Invasive species are one of the foremost threats to ecosystems and agriculture alike. The Homer District has been, and continues to be a leader in increasing awareness of, and working to manage invasive plants that are rapidly becoming a problem on the Kenai Peninsula.

CWMA Strategic Plan
Integrated Weed Management Strategy Focusing on Early Detection/Rapid Response for the Kenai Peninsula - Cooperative Weed Management Area (Dec, 2007)

"Responsible Landscaping Pocketguide" gives alternatives to invasive ornamental plants for Southcentral Alaska!

More INVASIVE PLANT OUTREACH PUBLICATIONS are also available online!

Invasive Plants Taking Root in Alaska 9-12 Curriculum

Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area

AKEPIC Inventory Project

Volunteer Efforts

Control Recommendations for Orange Hawkweed, Butter and Eggs, Common Tansy and Oxeye daisy

Maps and Info About Invasive Plants on the Kenai Peninsula

Non-native and Invasive Species List (Currently under review - please contact us with questions or comments) (Adobe PDF - 76 KB)

Managing Invasive Plants in Wetlands of the Kenai Peninsula: Developing a Management Program for Reed Canary Grass Infestations (896 KB)

Map of exotic and invasive flora on the Kenai Peninsula (Adobe PDF - 2.04 MB)

Extent map of ornamental invasives invading the Kenai Peninsula (Adobe PDF - 329 KB)



Community Weed Pull
Volunteers help dig out a persistent tansy infestation at Triangle Park

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