The Garfield County Vegetation Management Department is seeking images related to noxious weeds for its annual calendar. Winning photos may receive up to $300 and will be featured in the 2023 calendar. Photos of noxious weeds, weed removal, and mitigation efforts, biocontrol, native habitats and agricultural settings, and wildlife will all be considered. Submission guidelines • Photos must be at least 10×13 inches, and at a resolution of 300 dpi • Photographers must be a resident of Garfield County, and include name and contact info with submissions • Submissions must detail when and where the photograph was taken • Submissions
The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) currently seeks volunteers to serve on the county’s Noxious Weed Advisory Board. This board provides advice to the Board of County Commissioners pertaining to the county’s responsibilities under the Colorado Noxious Weed Act.
Applications are available for 2021 Noxious Weed Cost Share program Garfield County and the Bookcliff, Mount Sopris, and South Side Conservation districts are once again offering landowners financial assistance for controlling noxious weeds and trees on their properties. Cost-sharing is available for all state of Colorado listed noxious weeds and watch list species, including Russian olive, tamarisk, and Siberian elm trees. Landowners are advised to prepare for weed treatments in early spring. White top and biennial thistles are the first noxious weeds to appear and can be difficult to spot before flowering, at which time it is too late for