King County noxious weed board seeks new members
December 4, 2011 · 8:09 PM
The King County Noxious Weed Control Board, a volunteer citizen board that oversees and guides the work of the County’s Noxious Weed Program and sets the noxious weed list priorities for the County, has two openings.
The vacant board positions represent Weed District 2 in the Snoqualmie Valley area and Weed District 4 in the Renton/Kent/Auburn area. Farmers and other agricultural producers living in those areas are especially encouraged to apply
There is a weed district map and more information at www.kingcounty.gov/weeds.
Prevention, education and technical assistance are the keys to the Noxious Weed Control Program’s success.
Noxious weeds are found everywhere in King County: in urban, suburban and rural areas; on developed and undeveloped land; in gardens, farmland, forests and natural areas, as well as in lakes, rivers, streams and in Puget Sound.
The noxious weed program's mission is: To provide benefits to the environment, recreation, public health and economic resources of King County by preventing and minimizing harmful impacts of noxious weeds.
More information about the noxious weed program is available at www.kingcounty.gov/weeds.