San Juan County Noxious Weeds
Noxious Weed Board Members:
Member, Area 1, West Orcas, Shaw, Crane. 376-4192
Member, Area 2, East Orcas, Obstruction. 376-4058
Area 3, Lopez, Center, Blakely, Decatur. 468-4775
Member, Area 4, South San Juan Island. 378-0816
Bruce Gregory (chair)
Member, Area 5, North San Juan, Stuart, Waldron. 378-2309
Tom Schultz (Ex-Officio)
WSU Extension Agent, San Juan Island, 378-4414
Noxious Weed Board Staff:
Field Coordinator- Richard Lee, (360) 376-3499
Assistant Coordinator - Judy Jackson, (360) 376-3499
Administrative Assistant - Susan Herrera, (360) 378-4414
To focus on education, prevention, technical assistance and control of noxious weeds through voluntary compliance with RCW 17.10 and WAC 16-750. The program strives to detect and remove early infestations, provides weed identification workshops and publications, and offers technical assistance on weed identification and methods of control.
The Noxious Weed Board Will Provide:
• Accurate information about the kind, extent and significance of exotic weed species in San Juan County to County residents.
• Coordinated efforts to detect and prevent the spread of noxious weeds.
• Improved management practices for rights of way, utility corridors and land-based enterprises such as agriculture and forestry to achieve biodiversity goals.
• Broad-based support to government, educational institutions, civic organizations, churches and other interested groups making noxious weed awareness a community-wide commitment.
2012 San Juan County Noxious Weed Control Status Report
2012 San Juan County Biocontrol Summary Table 2
Monthly Weed Board meetings occur on the second Monday of each month at the WSU Extension Office Conference Room beginning at 8:30 a.m. The public is encouraged to attend. Call the Eastsound Weed Board office to confirm monthly meeting date & time.
The Annual Public Hearing to adopt the 2012 County Noxious Weed List was held on February 13, 2012 in the Community Room at Skagit Valley Community College, 221 Weber Way, Lower Level. Advance notices of annual meetings will be posted in the Legal section of the newspapers two weeks prior to the hearings.
Try using the Weed Wrench
Eliminating Scotch Broom!
Weed wrenches may be checked out for free from the following sources:
Orcas - SJC Noxious Weed Board office in Eastsound (8 wrenches) 376-3499
San Juan - SJC Public Works (1 wrench) 370-0500; SJC Land Bank (4 wrenches) 378-4402
Lopez- Public Works Office (2 wrenches) 370-0500
For people who wish to purchase their own wrench, they are available from:
New Tribe, Inc.
PO Box 512
Grants Pass, Oregon, 97528
Brochures, order forms and other literature are available through the Weed Control Program at 376-3499.