WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE PIERCE COUNTY NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL PROGRAM?
The Noxious Weed Control Program works in cooperation with county landowners including city, state and federal agencies, companies and organizations that manage land in Pierce County, as well as private landowners, to prevent and reduce the harmful effects of invasive noxious weeds on our community.
Since many people are unfamiliar with noxious weeds and the problems they cause, the county noxious weed program offers training workshops, informational brochures and field guides, education booth events at community fairs and gatherings, and on-site consultations.
Additionally, Field Inspectors conduct surveys throughout the county to identify sites that contain noxious weeds. Once an infestation is found, the property owner is notified with information regarding noxious weed laws, identification, impact, and control options. Finally, all infestation sites are monitored to insure that control is achieved.