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  • Contact Information

    Weed and Pest Management

    wpinfo@jeffco.us
    303-271-5989

    Monday - Thursday
    7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Contact Us

    700 Jefferson County Parkway
    Ste. 100
    Open Space Building
    Golden, CO 80401

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  • Preventing Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation

     

     

    Remove and treat infested trees.

     

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    Remove dwarf mistletoe from your trees.

    Dwarf mistletoe weakens trees, making them more susceptible to mountain pine beetle attack. Contact a professional tree service if you need help.

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    Thin your forest to keep it healthy.

    This allows your trees to grow stronger because they don’t have to compete as much for resources.

    To develop a forest management plan for your property, contact the Colorado State Forest Service, Golden District, View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. 303-279-9757. You can also contact a professional forester.

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    Treat high-value trees to prevent infestation.

    Using Carbaryl (Sevin) or permethrin (Astro)-based pesticides on a yearly basis can help prevent infestation of individual trees (May 1 through July 15).

    Always read and follow label directions. If you prefer not to do the work yourself, contact a licensed pest-control professional.

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