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Yuba/Sutter WMA

Formed in 1999
Chaired by Mark Quisenberry, Sutter County Agricultural Commissioner
General contact person Ryan Bonea, 530-674-1461 x3,
Meetings Held as needed at Sutter County Resource Conservation District office, 1511 Butte House Road, Suite C, Yuba City

Outreach Summary


  • Yuba/Sutter WMA's Dirty Dozen and Aquatic Weed Alert


  • Multiple handouts have been produced

Project Highlights  

Yuba County fire area yellow starthistle eradication

With project partners, Natural Resources Conservation Service and UC Cooperative Extension, the Yuba/Sutter WMA aerially reseeded 100 acres of land in Yuba County with non-invasive grasses to prevent invasive weed infestation.  The project area was previously covered with yellow starthistle, and had recently burned.

Sutter County weed mapping project

In 2001, Sutter County created maps of weed presence throughout the county.  The maps documented presence of Arundo donax and aquatic species, including parrotfeather.

Organizations on WMA’s MOU

Sutter County Department of Agriculture
Sutter County Resource Conservation District
University of California Cooperative Extension
Yuba County Department of Agriculture
Yuba County Resource Conservation District

Other Regular Participants

Agrichem Services Inc.
Beale Air Force Base
Bureau of Land Management
Butte Water District
Browns Valley Irrigation District
California Department of Fish and Game
California Department of Food and Agriculture
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
California Department of Transportation
California Department of Water Resources
California Native Plant Society
City of Marysville, Public Works
City of Yuba City, Department of Parks and Recreation
Cordua Irrigation District
Gillsizer Drainage District
High Sierra Resource Conservation and Development Council
R.W. Van Alstyne    
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA Forest Service
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Yuba Co. Water Dist
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau