Invasive Plant Organizations


Organizations like State Parks that manage land are involved in invasive plant management.
Photo: Jim Dempsey, California State Parks

Many types of organizations play a role in invasive plant prevention and management.  Organizations like those listed below provide the resources and infrastructure necessary for education, outreach, mapping, and on-the-ground weed removal projects.

Weed Management Areas
WMAs are key local entities addressing invasive plants, bringing together an array of stakeholders. There are 15 WMAs in the region, each profiled here.
Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Lassen, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, Yuba

County Agriculture Departments
County Ag Departments play a central role in local noxious weed control.
Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Lassen, Modoc, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, Yuba

Resource Conservation Districts
RCDs are another key local management entity that often addresses invasive plants.
Butte, Central Modoc, Colusa County , Dixon , East Lake, El Dorado County , Fall River , Feather River , Georgetown Divide , Glenn County, Nevada County, Pit , Placer County, Sierra Valley, Solano, Tehama County, West Lake , Western Shasta, Yolo County, Yuba County

State and Federal Agencies
Agenices have programs addressing aspects of invasive plant prevention and control in relation to their agency’s mission.

Non-Governmental Organizations
NGOs that deal with resource management are addressing the invasive plant issue as well.