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L.A. County Online
Invasive Weeds in
Los Angeles County

Last Updated: 12/09

What is a Weed Management Area
Why is it important to control invasive weeds
Major Invasive Weeds in Los Angeles County
Other weeds of concern
What can you do to help?
Download the LA County WMA Information Pamphlet
Children's book on invasive weeds
Download:"Best Management Practices for Vegetation Management"
(PDF/6.5 MB/56 Pages)
Link to LA County Weed Management Area
Links

What can you do to help?
  • Use weed-free forage when horseback riding on public lands.
  • Keep on the lookout for unusual plants while in the outdoors, and report them to the local Agricultural Commissioner's office.
  • Volunteer to help with an invasive weed control project in your area by contacting any of the members of the Weed Management Area listed here.
  • Take classes in weed identification, botany, etc., and then volunteer at local parks or wildlife areas to help spread the word about the importance of controlling invasive weeds.
  • Become informed about local planning issues that may involve the control or spread of invasive weeds.
  • Support legislation directed towards invasive species control, suppression, or eradication.
Download the LA County WMA Information Pamphlet

If you would like a copy of this pamphlet in PDF format, please click here.

Children's Book on Invasive Weeds

The Los Angeles County WMA produced a booklet for children on invasive weeds for age groups approximately 3 to 6 yrs. old, please click here to download a copy.

Links

LA County Weed Management Area

http://Lacountywma.org

California Invasive Plant Council "Don't Plant a Pest " Brochure

http://www.weedwatch.org

California Department of Food and Agriculture

http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/index.htm
http://www.caleppc.org
http://wric.ucdavis.edu
http://cnps.org
http://tncweeds.ucdavis.edu
http://catalinaconservancy.org
http://theodorepayne.org
http://www.dfg.ca.gov
http://www.fs.fed.us
http://mountainstrust.org
http://www.lvirm.org
http://www.northeasttrees.org