Protect the Northwest Industry Award

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2013: Jan Eliot, for her highly effective series of comic strips depicting a girl's personal story of the unintended consequences of releasing an invasive crayfish.  Her work is making a difference in protecting Oregon from invasive species.

2012: The owner and operator of the Weed Wrench Company, Tom Ness, for developing the "Weed Wrench."

2011: West Coast Contractors, for their work in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species on the coast of Oregon.

2010:  Peerbolt Crop Management. for their work with the Department of Agriculture and spotted wing drosophila.

2009: AmeriTies and Union Pacific for their willingness to change their business practices to prevent the introduction of invasive insects on railroad ties.