The Board of County Commissioners 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. Please apply by December 10.
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
The fall is a great time to treat noxious weeds and Garfield County Vegetation Management is encouraging landowners to do so during the cooler months ahead. Through the Garfield County and Bookcliff, South Side and Mount Sopris Conservation Districts’ noxious weed cost-share program, landowners may receive financial assistance with efforts to control noxious weeds on their properties.