Weeds and Water, effects of drought on both and each other. With drought coming more frequently, what is happening with weeds, how are they affecting the environment and what can we do about it.
Susan Carter is the Horticulture and Natural Resource Agent for CSU Extension Tri River Area, covering Mesa, Delta, Montrose and Ouray counties. Susan is also a co-leader of the CSUE Natural resources PRU, VP of the Colorado County Agents Association and sits on many local boards in the Grand Junction area. She has a bachelor’s of science in Ornamental Horticulture from Delaware Valley College of Science and Ag and Masters in Landscape Architecture with a minor in horticulture from North Carolina State University, another land grant college. Susan was bitten by the plant bug while still a kid and has worked with plants ever since. She is a Native Plant Master and leader, Colorado Professional Gardener, Plateau Chapter Co-leader of CONPS, and a certified Arborist. In her free time she volunteers for an equine therapy group, gardens, camps, hikes and hunts. She is married with two kids, one of which is working on an economics’ degree at CSU, the other is involved with horses. She also has two lab mixes and 7 chickens in Fruita Colorado.