Publications

This page has some of our educational publications (booklets, pamphlets, tri-folds, information sheets and postcards) available for download. If you don't see what you're looking for, please check back periodically or email us.

 

PDF Publications

Garden Wise: Non-invasive Plants for Your Garden
(Western Washington)
Recently updated!

Garden Wise: Non-invasive Plants for Your Garden

Eighteen 8"x11" pages in a PDF format
(Western WA)
PDF version of our popular new 5.5"x8" booklet which offers several non-invasive alternatives for 15 invasive ornamental and noxious weed.

It was produced by the WA State Noxious Weed Control Board in collaboration with the Washington Invasive Species Coalition and the Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association.
Garden Wise: Non-invasive Plants for Your Garden
(Eastern Washington)

Garden Wise: Non-invasive Plants for Your Garden, Eastern Washington 2008 version.

Eighteen 8"x11" pages in a PDF format
(Eastern WA)
PDF version of our popular new 5.5"x8" booklet which offers several non-invasive alternatives for 14 invasive ornamental and noxious weed. This book includes 26 additional plant recommendations for Eastern Washington gardens.

It was produced by WA Noxious Weed Control Board in collaboration with the Washington Invasive Species Coalition and the Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association.
Noxious Weeds That Harm Washington State
Western field guide

Recently Upated!

Noxious Weeds that harm Washington State, Western field guide.

Fifty-six
3 1/2 X 5 1/5
pages in a PDF format
(Western Field Guide)
PDF version of a 50+ page, pocket-size field guide to the most troublesome noxious weeds of Western Washington.  Photos, impacts, and methods of control are listed for each weed.  This publication also includes a brief introduction that explains how weeds spread, weed laws, and landowner responsibilities.
Noxious Weeds That Harm Washington State
Eastern field guide

Recently Upated!

Noxious Weeds that harm Washington State, Eastern field guide.

Fifty-six
3 1/2 X 5 1/5
pages in a pdf format
(Eastern Field Guide)
PDF version of a 50+ page, pocket-size field guide to the most troublesome weeds of Eastern Washington.  Photos, impacts, and methods of control are listed for each weed.  This publication also includes a brief introduction that explains how weeds spread, weed laws, and landowner responsibilities.
Yellow Archangel--New!

yellow archangel brochure

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure This is a brochure on yellow archangel, a Class B noxious weed in Washington that has been introduced through ornamental plantings. Identification, control and other topices are covered.
Bees and Noxious Weeds--New!

Bees and Noxious Weeds

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure This new brochure is about supporting bees and other pollinators when controlling noxious weeds.
Garlic Mustard--New!

Garlic Mustard

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure This brochures talks about garlic mustard, a Class A noxious weed in Washington. It includes information on identification, control and where it likes to grow.
The Noxious Weed
Coloring Book
16-page 8" x 11" booklet This coloring book showcases some of the worst weeds found in WA State.

It was created by Kathy Merrifield and Laurel Baldwin of Whatcom County Noxious Weed Control Board.
Noxious Weed Disposal

Disposal brochure

Two 8"x14" pages formatted as a double-sided handout This brochure provides general information about the disposal of noxious weeds and how some noxious weeds should be disposed of differently than others.
Full Circle: Control noxious weeds and grow healthy plant communities

full circle brochure

Two 8"x14" pages formatted as a double-sided handout This brochure talks about making management plans with emphasis on encouraging desired plants, rather than simply controlling weeds.
Tansy Ragwort, A Toxic, Noxious Weed in Washington

Tansy Ragwort, A Toxic, Noxious Weed in Washington

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure Updated PDF version of our tansy ragwort brochure, a Class B noxious weed. It details how to identify tansy ragwort, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it.
Botanical Bullies Two 8"x11" pages formatted as a double-sided handout Page one highlights ten garden ornamentals that are now recognized as noxious weeds. Page two highlights seven highly invasive plants and noxious weeds of the water garden.

It was produced by the Whatcom County Noxious Weed Control Board.
Invasive Ornamentals and Some Selected Alternatives Invasive Ornamentals and Some Selected Alternatives Page one introduces the problems of invasive escaped ornamentals and steps to prevent further escape of these plants. Page two provides suggestions for five invasive ornamentals.

It was produced by WA State Nursery and Landscape Association Task Force and WSNWCB
Selected Knapweeds of WASelected knapweeds postcards Two 8"x14" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure This detailed brochure illustrates the differences between eight knapweeds found in WA State (bighead, black, diffuse, meadow, Russian, spotted, brown, and yellow starthistle)
Giant Hogweed, A Toxic, Noxious Weed in Washington

Giant hogweed brochure

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure PDF version of our brochure about this Class A noxious weed. It details how to identify giant hogweed, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it.
Control Puncturevine, A Noxious Weed in Washington

Control Puncturevine brochure

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure PDF version of our brochure about puncturevine, a Class B noxious weed. It details how to identify puncturevine, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it.
Control Puncturevine, A Noxious Weed in Washington in Spanish

control puncturevine in spanish

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure PDF version of our brochure about puncturevine, a Class B noxious weed, in Spanish. It details how to identify puncturevine, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it.
Poison Hemlock, A Deadly, Toxic, Noxious Weed in Washington

Poison Hemlock brochure cover

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure PDF version of our poison hemlock brochure, a Class B noxious weed. It details how to identify poison hemlock, where it grows, why it is invasive and how to control it.
Do you have knotweed on your property?

knotweed brochure

Two 8"x14" pages formatted as a double-sided handout PDF version of our knotweed brochure, covering four knotweed species that are Class B noxious weeds. It provides an overview on identification, impacts and control options.
Stop the Spread of Knotweeds--in Spanish

Spanish language knotweed brochure

Two 8 1/2" x11" pages formatted as a double-sided tri-fold brochure PDF version of a brochure about knotweed species in Spanish. It details how to identify the different species, where they grow, why they are invasive and how to control them.
Knotweed door hanger

knotweed door hanger

Double-sided door hanger, 11" x 4.25" PDF version of a door hanger on knotweed species that provides general identification tips and control information. It was developed by WSU Extension's Integrated Weed Control Project, WSDA, the U.S. Forest Service and the State Noxious Weed Control Board.
Noxious Weeds in Washington State: Everybody's Problem, Everybody's Soluntion.

Two 9" x 24" pages formatted as a double-sided 6 panel brochure PDF version of our brochure about noxious weeds in Washington. It includes sections on the state weed laws, how noxious weeds threaten our ecosystems and harm people, their financial cost and what you can do about them.
Early Detection Postcards

eggleaf spurge

4" x 6" double-sided postcards that provide identification information on our less common noxious weeds Click on a noxious weed name to see each postcard: