Weed Management

Purpose


The purpose of the Weed Management Program is to provide state-listed noxious weed control and public awareness services to the public and governmental agencies so that they can protect the County’s economic and ecological resources from damage due to noxious weeds.

Responsibilities


This department:
  • Certifies weed-free forage in the Gunnison Basin
  • Implements the Gunnison River Watershed Integrated Weed Management Plan in accordance with the Colorado Noxious Weed Act
  • Provides educational programs and information about noxious weed control 
  • Reviews and inspects reclamation and subdivision plans
  • Gunnison County offers financial assistance to private landowners who wish to control noxious weeds on their property. For more information contact Bradley Wigginton, at (970)-641.4393 or bwigginton@gunnisoncounty.org (download Noxious Weed Financial Assistance Agreement)

Information & Advice


For information and advice about identifying and controlling noxious weeds in Gunnison County, please contact the Weed Management Program at 970-641-4393 or visit the CSU Extension of Gunnison County Weed Management website.