San Francisco Weed Management Area
WMAs are local stakeholder groups working on weed projects. Typically, they are organized by county, through county Agricultural Commissioners' offices. All interested land management entities, public and private, are invited to participate. Official WMA partners sign a Memorandum of Understanding indicating their commitment to working on invasive plant problems to the extent resources allow. Each WMA develops a strategic plan that identifies their top priorities for local management. Together these partners plan and implement projects on-the-ground, and collaborate on mapping and public education. In the year 2000, there were fewer than 20 groups statewide—today there are 48 covering all counties.

The mission of the SFWMA is to promote and coordinate activities necessary to prevent the introduction, spread and establishment of invasive weeds in the City and County of San Francisco.  In addition, the SFWMA hopes to educate the general public and others about the problem of weedy plants and help make this knowledge more integral to the way urban dwellers interact with the land.  Thus, the two principal arenas of action will be 1) employing an integrated strategy for exclusion, detection, eradication and suppression of designated invasive weeds and 2) developing a multi-media education program targeted to local decision-makers, landowners and the general public about invasive weeds, including their identification, impacts and management methods. 

Contact San Francisco Weed Management Area

Miguel Monroy
County Agricultural Commissioner
1390 Market Street, Suite 822
San Francisco, California  94102
Phone: 415-252-3939
Fax: 415-252-3869


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • San Francisco County, California

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