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ND Law 63-01.1-01. Control and eradication of noxious weeds.

  It shall be the duty of every person in charge of or in possession of land in this state, whether as landowner, lessee, renter, or tenant, under statutory authority or otherwise, to eradicate or to

control the spread of noxious weeds on those lands.

      I. PURPOSE:

 

Being stated in North Dakota law listed above it is required that noxious species be

controlled in all land in the state of North Dakota it is the effort of McKenzie  

County Weed Control to facilitate a plan of action in the effort to control

 and eradicate noxious weeds on properties in McKenzie County. 

 

THIS FORM IS A MANAGEMENTS TEMPLATE THAT IS SPECIFICALLY

 DESIGNED FOR LARGE PROPERTIES/AREAS.

 

McKenzie County Weed Control recognizes and complies with North Dakota Noxious

Weed Law and all of its responsibilities and authority.  A copy of North Dakota’s

noxious weed law can be obtained in its entirety from the McKenzie County Weed

Control Office upon request. 

 

II. GOALS:

      The goals of McKenzie County Weed Control are as such:

           1)      To manage the spread of noxious weeds while developing an effective  long

                  term integrated weed management plan that implements chemical, cultural,

                  biological and mechanical weed control.       

            2)      In increase awareness and educate the citizens of McKenzie County about

                  the impact of noxious weeds, the North Dakota Noxious weed law and proper

                  weed control techniques.

           3)      To build and implement programs that foster cooperative efforts between

                  groups, agencies and individuals on noxious weed control issues.

 II. METHODS:

·   Detecting, containing and wherever possible eradicating infestations of

    noxious weeds in McKenzie County

·   Managing noxious weeds on lands owned or controlled by the county

    municipalities within the confines of the district, and along county, state

    and federal rights-of-ways, stockpiles and holding areas.

·    Releasing and redistributing approved Biological Control Agents.

·    Using and promoting proper chemical, mechanical and cultural control agents.

·     Providing educational presentations and information.

·    Offering programs to help residents in McKenzieCounty manage noxious

     weeds.

·    Implementing combinations of these and/or other noxious weed control

     techniques, programs and practices to work together to manage noxious

     weeds.

 

NOXIOUS WEEDS

 

1. Absinth Wormwood                    2. Canada thistle

3. Dalmation toadflax                       4. Diffuse knapweed

5. Field Bindweed                             6. Leafy Spurge

7. Musk thistle                                  8. Purple loosestrife

9. Russian knapweed                        10. Saltcedar

11. Burdock                                      12. Black Henbane

13.Yellow Toadflax                          14. Houndstongue

15. Spotted knapweed                      16. Yellow starthistle



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Weed Board
512 14th St SW
PO Box 930
Watford City, ND 58854

Cell-701-609-9622

Amber Higgins - Weed Control Officer
701-842-4131
FAX: 701-842-4731




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