Contact Us - see below303-271-5989
Monday - Thursday7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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.
A new series of seminars for Jeffco landowners that will provide an understanding and appreciation for Jeffco lands and their ecological benefits.
Held the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
700 Jefferson County Parkway, Ste 100 (Jeffco Open Space Building)
Golden, CO 80401
Seating is limited so registration is required
1/18/2017 - Register HERE
Dan West, Colorado State Forest Service Entomologist, will speak about current conditions and insect pests in our evergreen forests.
2/15/2017 Register HERE
Whether you are concerned or curious about coyotes, you’ll want to attend this talk highlighting recent findings on coyote biology, ecology and behavior as it impacts Jeffco residents. Mary Ann Bonnell, JCOS Visitor Services Manager will be our speaker. She has been instrumental in promoting coyote awareness in our region.
Future Topics:3/15/2017 - Go Native - The Importance of Native Plants4/19/2017 - Friend or Foe? Learning to Identify Noxious Weeds 5/17/2017 - What Do I Do? How to Control Your Noxious Weeds
Invasive species are easily spread by people, animals and equipment. Jeffco Weed & Pest is partnering with the Play Clean Go campaign to help educate our residents on ways to prevent the spread of these non-native harmful pests.
Mountain Bike Video
Horse Rider Video
Trail Runner Video
Douglas fir Tussock Moth populations have increased along the Front Range and are beginning to defoliate Douglas fir and spruce trees in large numbers.
On February 3rd, we co-hosted an outreach event in Buffalo Creek. CSFS Forest Entomologist Dan West has kindly allowed us to share his PowerPoint presentation Douglas Fir Tussock Moth Outreach
See our DFTM page and our Fact Sheet for more information.
With the extra moisture this year has come a heavier population of rats. Jeffco Environmental Health has information that may help you prevent rats moving onto your property.
Environmental Health Page
Information, Identification and Control, FAQs and Links
Emerald Ash Borer, Mountain Pine Beetle, Other Pests, Vertebrate Pests, FAQs and Links
100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden, Colorado 80419 (303) 279-6511
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