Central Sierra Partnership Against Weedsupdated: January 2017

Project Highlights:

Gorse Project - Calaveras County

 

  • The scope of this project was to find the current infestations of gorse in Calaveras County and to eradicate the plant.

Yellow Star Thistle Cost Share Program - Tuoloumne County

  • The Tuoloumne County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office in association with the Central Sierra Partnership Against Weeds and the California Department of Food and Agriculture has received funding to assist landowners with controlling the eastern edge movement of Yellow Starthistle and other rated noxious weeds. This funding is specific to the 2500’ – 4000’ elevations of Tuoloumne County. These funds are only available for 2008 and 2009 while funding lasts. Workshops will be scheduled in 2008 and 2009 for those willing to participate in the program and how to manage their land for weed control and how to prevent additional weed infestations.

Smooth Distaff Thistle Cost Share Program - Tuoloumne County

  • Smooth distaff thistle is a B rated noxious weed that has taken hold in many foothill communities. It was first mapped in Tuoloumne County in 1990 and has been spreading. This project will provide landowners with a 75% cost share to eliminate smooth distaff thistle from their property. The Tuoloumne County Agricultural Commissioner's Office in association with the Central Sierra Partnership Against Weeds and the California Department of Food and Agriculture has received funding to assist landowners with controlling the eastern edge movement of Yellow Starthistle. This funding is specific to the 2500' - 4000' elevations of Tuoloumne County. These funds are only available for 2008 and 2009 while funding lasts. Workshops were hosted in 2008 and 2009 on how landowners can manage their land for weed control and how to prevent additional weed infestations.

Contact Central Sierra Partnership Against Weeds

Scott Oneto
52 N Washington St
Sonora, California  95370
Phone: (209) 533-5686


 

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Calaveras County, California
  • Tuolumne County, California


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