Category Archives: Noxious Weeds

North Fork Weed Coop History

North Fork Weed Coop Initiative: A watershed initiative in northern Larimer County –By Linda Bell

 

Weeds….they come on the wind, they drift on the water, and travel overland with help from livestock and humans.  Before a rancher, land steward, ditch company, or public land manager can say “blink,” a critical mass of an invasive alien plant species has grabbed a chunk of their best land for occupancy.

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Haystack Weed Demo a Go !!

Haystack Weed Plot
Haystack Weed Plot
9/23/08 The weed demo project at the old slash dump site on Haystack Dr is officially underway. To see the herbicide application strategy emailed by Steve and a map image and photo, press “Continue Reading” below.
After Steve alerted us to the herbicide spraying that Tim D’Amato (Larimer County),  and Dr. Phil Westra (CSU) conducted on 9/23, I heading over the next day to take pictures and gps readings. Thanks to Wynne for alerting us to this persistant Canada thistle infestation and to Linda Bell for starting the ball rolling with this North Fork Weed Coop demonstration project.
Google Earth Map
Google Earth Map

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