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2019 Noxious Weed Calendar
The 2019 Weeds of Garfield County calendar is now available! Produced by Garfield County Vegetation Management, this calendar is free-of-charge and features some of Garfield County’s local residents and landscapes. You will also find information about troublesome weeds that could be invading your own backyard.

Stop by and get yours today! The calendars are available at all county branch libraries; the Clerk and Recorder’s office on the first floor of the County Administration building at 195 W. 14th St., Building D in Rifle; and the first floor reception office in the County Administration building at 108 8th St. in Glenwood Springs. You can also contact Garfield County Vegetation Management at 970-945-1377 ext. 4305 or 4315, or email us for further information.
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invasive treesInvasive tree removal
Garfield County is seeking local landowners' assistance to combat the spread of tamarisk and Russian olive. Aid is available through the county's tamarisk/Russian olive (TRO) removal program.
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do not spray
Allergic? Organic? Spraying season is among us - request a Do Not Spray sign
Garfield County Vegetation Management will soon resume spot-spraying noxious weeds along county rights-of-way. Property owners that would like to request no herbicide spraying on rights-of-way which front their property need to fill out a "Do Not Spray Request Form" and submit it to Vegetation Management staff.

For questions or concerns, contact us at 970-319-5547 ext. 4305.
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Sandy Jackson and Jim Campbell release boring weevilsNoxious Weeds of Colorado:
13th Edition

The latest edition of "Noxious Weeds of Colorado" by Colorado Weed Management Association is available for interested landowners. This pocket-sized field guide includes the A, B and C Colorado State Noxious Weed Lists as well as a Watch List. Species are listed in alphabetical order and each comes with a detailed description as well as pictures to help in identification. Stop by our office to pick up a copy. We are located in Rifle at 195 W. 14th Street, Building D, Suite 310.

Sandy Jackson and Jim Campbell release boring weevilsWeevil release
In late May, Garfield County Vegetation Management received 2400 insects from the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Insectary in Palisade, to manage the county-listed noxious weed Dalmatian toadflax.
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fence weeds Weed Wise
Garfield County Vegetation Management is releasing Weed Wise, an informative insight into noxious weeds throughout Garfield County. The third edition focuses on Russian Knapweed.
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fence weedsWest Nile precautions
Mosquitoes are appearing in unusually high numbers in Garfield County, prompting the risk of West Nile virus infections. Take precautions, West Nile mosquitoes appeared in five Colorado counties, including Mesa County last year.
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Contact
Steve Anthony, Garfield County
Vegetation Manager, 970-945-1377, ext. 4305
Sarah LaRose, Program Coordinator, 970-945-1377 ext. 4315
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Vegetation Management
195 West 14th Street, Building D, Suite 310
Rifle, CO 81650
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