Invasive Species Program

Portrait of Eli

Eli Staggs

Eli’s fondness for exploration and conservation brought him to Washington County, OR to protect our natural resources and the Tualatin River watershed from invasive plants. […]

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Portrait of Olivia

Olivia Hurd

Olivia was born and raised right here in Washington County, OR. Having grown up exploring the Willamette Valley by bike, boat, and boot, she has […]

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Portrait of Tyler

Tyler Pedersen

Tyler is a poet, photographer, nature enthusiast, and runner from Helena, Montana, who leads the Invasive Species Program. He coordinates with landowners, governments, and contractors […]

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Aaron & two children in the garden

Aaron Shaw

Growing up in the shadow of Niagara Falls, Aaron developed a passion for conservation by getting lost in the natural areas around the Great Lakes […]

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