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October 22, 2011
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Extension weed expert wins California honor

Sue Donaldson will have to make room for another award on the shelf. The Cooperative Extension Western Area Water Quality Education Specialist is the recipient of the California Invasive Plant Council's 2011 Golden Weed Wrench Award for Land Manager of the Year.

Donaldson is being honored for her work around the Lake Tahoe Basin, where she and workers she has trained completed two basin-wide inventories and treatment cycles for invasive weeds. Through her work, 10 of 37 historically infested weed sites on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe are now weed-free, and she has introduced a biocontrol program to battle …

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