Upper Payette Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report

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The Upper Payette Cooperative Weed Management Area (UPCWMA) was developed to advance the effective treatment and coordinate control on a watershed scale. The UPCWMA has developed common management objectives, set realistic management priorities, and identified priority weed species.

The goals of the UPCWMA are:

  • Prevent the introduction, reproduction and spread of noxious weeds and invasive exotic  plants;
  • Reduce the extent and density of established noxious weeds to levels that are acceptable;
  • Implement the most economical and effective control methods for target weeds;
  • Implement an integrated management system using appropriate methods of treatment and control;
  • Educate the public as to the importance of proper weed management and get the needed media coverage to show what is being done

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