Marion County Weed District
Noxious and invasive weeds can have a significant impacts natural areas, agricultural resources and landowners throughout the County. Noxious weeds impact watersheds where they displace native and desirable plants and wildlife habitat.
In order to be effective in the prevention and control of invasive noxious weeds it is essential to have comprehensive coordinated programs at the federal, state, county, and local levels.
Through Ordinance 1225 , Marion County has created an active weed control district, pursuant to ORS 569.360 . The county now has the authority to work with landowners in controlling noxious weeds.
Weed District Goals
The Marion County Weed District's primary goals are as follows:
While the Weed Control District is working to prevent the spread of noxious and invasive weeds within County right of ways and on private property, we cannot do it alone. We would encourage residents to become familiar with the Marion County Noxious Weed List and to report problem vegetation when you see it.