Welcome Joel Donnelly, New District Team Member


Joel Donnelly has joined the District as the new Invasive Species Program Manager. Welcome to the team!

Joel is responsible for managing invasive weed control projects across Yamhill County, a county roadside vegetation inventory project and associated Geographic Information System data. His work with the county, landowners and contractors aims to prevent and reduce the economic, environmental and social impacts of noxious weeds throughout the county. Currently, Joel is focusing his control efforts on the following high priority noxious weeds: knotweed, garlic mustard, mouse-ear hawkweed, knapweed, purple loosestrife and garden yellow loosestrife.

Joel received his Bachelor of Science in Conservation & Resource Studies from University of California, Berkeley in 2008 and his Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science from Oregon State University in 2019. Before joining the district, Joel worked for Parks & Open Space at the City of Eugene where he conducted riparian tree inventory mapping. Joel also interned as a GIS Technician with Lane Council of Governments (LCOG). He assisted the LCOG Natural Resources Planning Team with a wetland delineation spatial data automation project.

Contact Joel About: Invasive and Noxious Weed Management.

Phone503-376-7614 Email: joel@yamhillswcd.org