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  • Jefferson County Weed and Pest Management

     

    The Jefferson County Weed and Pest Management program helps the public by developing integrated management plans to control mountain pine beetle and noxious weeds. The program, which includes working with the Jefferson County Open Space Natural Resources section, coordinates with other governmental agencies to achieve regional pest control.

     

    This site includes information to help identify, control and prevent mountain pine beetle and noxious weed infestations. Our goal is to educate the public about weed and pest problems and offer solutions. 

     

    Pest Alert -  Douglas-fir Tussock Moth

    Douglas-fir Tussock Moth populations have increased along the Front Range and are beginning to defoliate Douglas-fir and spruce trees in large numbers.  See our Fact Sheet for more information.

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    Weed of the Month - August

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    Canada thistle

    Check out our Weed of the Month page for more information on this noxious weed.

     

    More Information on Weed and Pest Management in Jeffco


    Noxious Weeds

    Information, Identification and Control, FAQs and Links

    Pests

    Emerald Ash Borer, Mountain Pine Beetle, Other Pests, Vertebrate Pests, FAQs and Links

    FAQs