Noxious weeds are a growing problem throughout the west, and the Pit River watershed certainly has its share. These species compete with natives, affecting rangelands, forests, and agricultural land. Wildlife habitats and agricultural crops are affected. Fire danger rises. Coordinated effort that crosses political and geographic boundaries is needed to ensure the best response with the limited resources available. Education is as great a priority as eradication programs, in order to provide the greatest level of support for weed management programs. The Modoc County Noxious Weed Working Group is a standing committee comprised of representatives of many of the Pit River Watershed Alliance participants. Working closely with the county agricultural commissioner and the State Department of Food & Agriculture, the work group strives to coordinate weed management efforts and educate everyone on the need for weed awareness.
Clicking on any areas of the map with dots will take you to a detailed area map with specific Noxious Weed locations.