Pesticide stewardship partnerships
- Identify potential concerns and improve water quality affected by pesticide use around Oregon.
- Combine local expertise in water quality sampling results to encourage voluntary changes in pesticide use and management practices.
- Find ways to reduce pesticide levels while measuring improvements in water quality and crop management.
- Work toward measurable environmental improvements, making Oregon waters safer for aquatic life and humans.
- Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
- Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service
- Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)
- Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF)
- Oregon Health Authority (OHA)
- Watershed and other natural resource groups
- Local landowners and growers
- Soil and water conservation districts
- Tribal governments
PSP 2015-17 Grant Program
PSP Technical Assistance 2015-17 Grant Program guidelines and application
Waste Pesticide Collection Program
This program collects unwanted/unusable pesticides, spray mixtures and unrinsed pesticide containers from agricultural or commercial operations. Household pesticides can be disposed of through the Household Hazardous Waste Program. Scheduled collection events are:
Sept. 9: In Roseburg from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 SW Frear St. See the registration form and brochure for more information about the collection event. Deadline to register is Aug. 26. If you have questions, call Kirk Cook at 541-841-0074.
Oct. 22: In Tillamook at the Tillamook Transfer Station, 1315 Eckloff Road. Information regarding registration will be provided 30 days before the event.
Nov. 19: In McMinnville. Location and registration to be announced.