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Chelan-Douglas Horticultural Pest and Disease Board

The Chelan-Douglas Horticultural Pest and Disease Board enables the counties to more efficiently control and prevent the spread of horticultural pests and diseases. The Chelan-Douglas Pest Board is granted its authority within Washington State Law 15.09. The Chelan-Douglas Pest Board investigates complaints received on unsprayed, neglected or abandoned vegetation. This can be anything from a single backyard tree to commercial orchards. The Chelan-Douglas Horticultural Pest and Disease Board Department is directed by a manager appointed by the board of representative, four representatives from each county.

Backyard Fruit Trees and their Pests

Quarantine Pests: Two horticultural pests considered quarantine level pests are apple maggots and cherry fruit flies. When these pests show up in back yard trees and orchards the tree fruit industry is compelled to contain and control them to protect their shipping infrastructure.

Cherry Trees: What Every Homeowner Must Know

Apple & Pear Trees: More Trouble Than They Are Worth?

Pear Trees:

Posted: 12/30/2014 01:29 PM
Last Updated: 01/18/2019 12:28 PM

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  • 06
    May 2020
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - May 6, 2020

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 05
    May 2020
    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    May Parenting Class - English Only

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

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    Washington State University Extension
  • 01
    May 2020
    05:30 PM - 09:30 PM

    Cashmere Chamber of Commerce Annual Auction & Recognition Dinner

    Posted by: Chelan County Expo Center

    Cashmere Chamber of Commerce Annual Auction & Recognition Dinner

    Chelan County Expo Center
  • 30
    Apr 2020
    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    North Wenatchee Community Meeting

    Posted by: Chelan County Assessor

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    Chelan County Fire #1
  • 28
    Apr 2020
    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Entiat Community Meeting

    Posted by: Chelan County Assessor

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    Entiat Grange Hall