Cowlitz County Weed Program

What Does The Cowlitz County Weed Control Program Do?

The Weed Program assists landowners and landmanagers with resources, information, and management tools to successfully control noxious weeds and to prevent seed dispersal to neighboring properties and throughout the county. The following services are available to the public:

Community Education 
  • Booths at Fairs and County Events
  • Noxious Weed Presentations
Noxious Weed Display
Enforcement of the Weed Laws
  • Respond to weed complaints
  • Identify noxious weeds on private, state and federal lands
  • Provide landowners with control methods and recommendations
  • Conduct visits to properties to identify noxious weeds when requested by landowners
Uncle Sam Weeds
Assistance with Weed Control
  • Cost-Share Program
  • Exempt Landowner Assistance
  • Disposal of Noxious Weeds
Noxious Weed Control Grants
  • Knotweed Grant Program
  • Milk thistle Grant Program
  • Forest Service/Mt St Helen's Monument Grant Program
Noxious Weed Surveys
  • Identify noxious weed infestations
  • Collect GPS locations and map noxious weeds
  • Partner with local groups working on habitat restoration, fisheries, native plant and wildlife habitat projects and improving recreation.
  • Join non-profit groups involved in improving local environments.
gps mapping