Adams Cooperative Weed Management Area End of Year Report 2009
By: Adams CWMA Steering Committee and Adams County Weed Control
The Adams CWMA formed in 2001 as a means to bring together private landowners and others responsible for and interested in weed management in Adams County. The group developed common goals and priorities and sought to share resources and find funding to combat the spread of noxious and invasive weeds. A strategic plan was developed that included a prioritized list of known noxious weeds and new invaders. This strategic plan was updated in 2005 and in 2007.
The Adams CWMA goals are to prevent introduction, reproduction and spread of noxious and invasive weeds, to reduce established infestations, to inform the public about the harm exotic weeds cause and to implement an integrated weed management system. The group supports and works closely with the county weed department and helps obtain the tools, equipment and personnel necessary for an effective program.
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