Water

​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. 

Partners include

  • 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​​
Waste Pesticide Collection Program

2014-15 waste pesticide collection schedule

Document

An Oregon Strategy for Collecting Unwanted Pesticides

Objectives and strategies for pesticide collection. Document

Registration Form for Yamhill County Area Pesticide Collection Event, December 6, 2014

Registration form must be completed accurately and returned to the Greater Yamhill Watershed Council (GYWC) by November 21, 2014. Document

Waste Pesticide Management

Website

Yamhill County Area Pesticide Collection Event Brochure

Brochure for Dec. 6, 2014, Yamhill County area pesticide collection event in McMinnville. Document

​Resou​​rces

Clackamas PSP Fact Sheet

Clackamas Basin Pesticide Stewardship Partnership fact sheet. Document

Clackamas PSP Website

Website

DEQ fact sheet: Pesticide Stewardship Partnerships in Oregon

Document

DEQ's Pesticide Stewardship Partnerships

Oregon Pesticide Stewardship Partnerships identify potential concerns and improve water quality affected by pesticide use around Oregon. Website

DEQ's Statewide Toxics Monitoring Program

Website

Map of current PSP watersheds (2014)

Document

Pesticide stewardship partnerships stakeholders letter

Document

​​Reports​

Pesticide Stewardship Partnership Monitoring Summary: Clackamas River Watershed

Document

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​Contact

Steve Riley
Pesticide Stewardship Specialist
Phone: 503-986-6485
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