Directors of the Ash Creek Water Control District have E mail addresses.As we have one vacancy the director list starts at Director 2. Steve Faxon....email@example.com Madeline Fisher....firstname.lastname@example.org Dan Farnworth, Chair.....email@example.com Roger Weber....firstname.lastname@example.org Edward Matteo....email@example.com Mancil Russell, co-chair.....firstname.lastname@example.org Donna Schuyler....email@example.com Andrea Melendy, Tres.....firstname.lastname@example.org
This is all new to us so please be patient, it is a work in progress.
Nutria traps available The District has purchased 100 Havahart traps to control Nutria. The loan duration is 30 days for up to five(5) traps for district residents, two(2) traps for general county residents. You must have a county address to get traps. The traps are available at Independence Nursery and Water Garden 1720 Monmouth St., Independence,Or. 97351 Call ahead to (503) 838-3522 The Nursery is between the Les Schwab and the Central Fire Station. Please keep track of your success rate as we need statistics to determine the scope of the Nutria problem
A reminder the District board is short one member. We would like to see another member come from the Dallas area and/or the rural area between Dallas and Inde/Mon. Board members have to be in the District. If your are unsure if you are in the District look at the District map on this web site. We look forward to your input.
Pictured below are two other invasive species that the District is trying to control, Reed Canary Grass and Japanese Knot Weed. If you see either one of these in your section of the Ash Creek please alert us. We spray Herbicide yearly to control these and want to know of any places we are not covering.