Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)-

1) Why is there a sign on my property from the Noxious Weed Board?
An inspection has been done, and it has been concluded that your property has noxious weeds present.

2) Why do I have to control my weeds?
According to RCW 17.10 all noxious weeds must be controlled.  Economic loss and adverse effects to Washington's agricultural, natural, and human resources can occur due to the presence and spread of noxious weeds on all terrestrial and aquatic areas in the state.

3) Why did I get a letter in the mail from the Noxious Weed Board?
See answer for question #1

4) Who is the Grant County Noxious Weed Control Board?
The Noxious Weed Control Board is the entity which enforces the control of noxious weeds according to RCW 17.10.  The Noxious Weed Control Board does this by working with landowners, educating the public, and applying herbicides.

5) Why didn't my neighbors get a notice or sign?
There are only four consultants for the entire Grant County area, therefore it does occasionally happen that we miss an area.  Also, signs are not posted on every property, just a few per designated area.  However, everyone with a noxious weed infestation gets a notice in the mail.  If you see a noxious weed infestation that you are worried about, please call the office at (509)754-2011 Ext.4710 and report it.  Calls are kept anonymous.

6) I think I found a noxious weed infestation, what can I do?
Please call the office at (509)754-2011 Ext. 4710 and report it.  We will send a consultant out to check and verify if there is indeed an infestation.  If there is an infestation, the consultant will give the best recommendation on how to control the noxious weeds.

7) I have a noxious weed infestation, what do I do?
Call the office at (509)754-2011 Ext. 4710.  A consultant will be able to give the best recommendation on how to control your noxious weeds.

8) Why do we have noxious weeds, and why are they so bad?
Learn why we have noxious weeds, and why they are so bad








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