Natural Resource Issue: Weed Management in Forested, Riparian and Urbanizing Areas

Concern and Location: Improper land management is Land throughout has been subdivided into small acreages with many landowners not familiar with proper land management.

Three Year Goal(s): Improved management of small acreages

2015

  1. Develop a plan to increase education of the impacts of invasive species with land owners, elected officials, and government agencies. Ensure regulations and solutions based on science
  2. Develop a long-term plan to reduce invasive weeds and increase the district’s roles in the management of invasive weeds.
  3. Hold at least one stakeholder meeting to determine long-term needs and how the district can meet such needs. Work with local governments on implementing solutions into land use plans and regulations

2016

  1. Help prevent soil erosion and invasive weeds through proper grazing and land development.
  2. Implement plan to increase education of the impacts of invasive species with land owners, elected officials, and government agencies. Ensure regulations and solutions based on science.
  3. Implement at least one action item from long-term plan to reduce invasive weeds and increase the district’s roles in the management of invasive weeds.
  4. Work with local governments on implementing solutions into land use plans and regulations
  5. Hold at least one stakeholder meeting to reevaluate long-term needs and how the district can meet such needs.

2017

  1. Help prevent soil erosion and invasive weeds through proper grazing and land development.
  2. Implement plan to increase education of the impacts of invasive species with land owners, elected officials, and government agencies. Ensure regulations and solutions based on science.
  3. Implement at least one additional action item from long-term plan to reduce invasive weeds and increase the district’s roles in the management of invasive weeds.
  4. Work with local governments on implementing solutions into land use plans and regulations.
  5. Hold at least one stakeholder meeting to reevaluate long-term needs and how the district can meet such needs.