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Coos County Noxious Weed Control District 

ADMINISTRATION

On May 7, 2008 during a routine public meeting, the Board of Commissioners discussed, deliberated and voted in favor of Order 08-05-048L, thus forming a Noxious Weed Control District pursuant to ORS 569.360, to cover all land and water within the boundaries of Coos County, and creating a district board (Noxious Weed District Advisory Board). 

PURPOSE

The Coos County Noxious Weed Control Advisory Board (Advisory Board) serves at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners.   The Advisory Board members shall serve as an advisory body with the authority to assist and advise the Board of Commissioners as to the following:  
Assisting the county in effective education, outreach, and treatment of noxious weeds;
Advocating for effective weed control programs;
Cooperating with local interest groups and state and federal agencies thereby promoting partnerships;
Assisting in accessing funding;
Reporting and making recommendations to the Coos County Board of Commissioners;
Assisting the county with identification of appropriate additions to and deletions from the Coos County Noxious Weed List.

WANTED – DEAD

Noxious weeds are prioritized into three categories:

“A” designated weed – a weed of known economic importance which occurs in the county in small enough infestations to make eradication/containment possible; or is not known to occur, but its presence in neighboring counties make future occurrence in Coos County seem imminent.Priority: Infestations are subject to eradication or intensive control when and where found. 

“B” designated weed – a weed of economic importance which is abundant in parts of the county, but which may have limited distribution in some areas.Priority: Limited to intensive control at the state, county or regional level as determined on a site specific, case-by-case basis. Where implementation of a fully integrated statewide management plan is not feasible, biological control (when available) shall be the primary control method.

“T” designated weed – Species from either the A or B lists that are targeted (T) to be the focus for prevention and control within the county. T-designated noxious weeds are determined by the Board and are the focus of the herbicide cost-share program.

Coos County Noxious Weed List

 

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