Kootenai County Seal, Administration Building, and Lake
  

Weed Specialists
Email: kcnoxiousweeds@kcgov.us
P: (208) 446-1290
F: (208) 446-1282

Physical Address:
Click here for map.
10905 N. Ramsey Road
Hayden, ID 83835

Office Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

LINKS TO RELATED SITES



Federal Resources
1.U.S. Bureau of Land Management Weed Program

Find out what BLM is doing about invasive plants on public lands and how they meet the challenge.

2.U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Plant Database

Noxious weed lists for every state plus alphabetical weed identification.

3.Federal Weed List

Weeds of concern that can be found throughout the United States.

4.Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Check out the Noxious Weeds in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest

5.Wilderness Invasion

A film about the battle against invasive plants on public lands.

6.National Pesticide Information Center

Answers to questions about the safe use of pesticides at home or work.

7.Environmental Protection Agency - Pesticides

Information about pesticides use and the registration of them.

8.Pesticide Environmental Stewardship

Pesticide Environmental Stewardship provides convenient access to information on proper pesticide handling. All subject matter content on this site has been reviewed and posted by Pesticide Safety Education Program coordinators from the Cooperative Extension Service.

9.Natural Resources Conservation Services

Conservation resources for land owners/managers.


Idaho Resources
1.Idaho Noxious Weed Program

The Dept. of Agriculture Noxious Weed site has location maps of noxious weeds around the state, where to find weed-free forage and identifies the cooperative weed management areas. Want to know the State Weed Law, its regulations and authorities? This is the place!

2.Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign

Need to identify your weeds? Want good educational information about noxious weeds and their control? This is the place!

3.Idaho Noxious Weed List

The 67 weeds considered noxious by the state.

4.Idaho Department of Environmental Quality

See what the DEQ is doing about water quality and how it affects your area.

5.Invasive Species of Idaho

Invasive Species are highly competitive, persistent, and can create monocultures that will eliminate Idaho's diverse biological landscape—a landscape that nurtures Idahoan interests from our recreational pursuits to our ability to help feed the nation.

6.Outdoor Idaho

Idaho Public TV's Outdoor Idaho special "War of the Weeds"

7.Equines & Toxic Plants

This site's goal is to supply information helpful in the prevention, identification, and successful treatment of plant poisonings in equines.

8.University of Idaho Publications

Search their publications catalog

9.University of Idaho Extension Service

Find the answers to your gardening questions.


Montana Resources
1.Center for Invasive Plant Management

This site is no longer updated, but serves as an archive for information. Brought to you by Montana State University, a site containing educational materials and information about weeds and how to control them.

2.Montana Weed Control Association

Working together to strenghten and support noxious weed management efforts in Montana.

3.Montana Noxious Weed Program

The Montana Department of Agriculture's noxious weed programs offer resources and assistance with the management of state and county listed noxious weeds.

4.Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign

To educate the people of Montana about the economic and environmental impacts of noxious weeds while encouraging the public to participate in ecologically based integrated weed management.


Washington Resources
1.Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board

This site is a great place to get information about the weed control activities going on in WA State.

2.Spokane County Weedboard

Spokane County's Noxious Weed Control Program focuses on education, notification, technical assistance and control of noxious weeds through voluntary compliance and enforcement.


Organizations
1.The Nature Conservancy

Go to the field guide and click on stresses to see how the Nature Conservancy addresses the issues of invasive species throughout the world.

2.Stop Aquatic Hitch Hikers

Sponsored by the national Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, the U.S. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Coast Guard. Stop the spread of invasive water plants and animals by following these great tips for keeping your boating equipment clean!

3.PlayCleanGo.org

Stop Invasive Species in Your Tracks. You can make a difference.

4.Idaho Native Plant Society

Learn about native plants in Idaho and access local chapters.

5.Invasive and Exotic Plants

The following species have been listed on an invasive species list or noxious weed law in North America.


Bee and Pollinator Health
1.Pacific Northwest Insect Management Bee Protection

How to reduce bee poisoning from pesticides.

2.Scientific Beekeeping

Beekeeping through the eyes of a biologist.

3.Bayer Bee Care

Information on the Bayer Bee Care Program and Bayer Bee Care Centers.

4.Honey Bee Health

What Monsanto is doing to help the honey bee plight.

5.Honey Bee Health Coalition

The Honey Bee Health Coalition is promoting collaborative solutions to honey bee health challenges.

6.The Xerces Society

The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat.

7.Pollinator Partnership

The Pollinator Partnership is the largest organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems.

8.Plants for Pollinators in the Inland Northwest

Help save pollinators with conservation.

9.Plant Protection Bee Information

Bee protection information from Washington Department of Agriculture.

10.Idaho Bee Inspection Program

The Idaho Bee Inspection Program was designed to minimize the presence and spread of bee pests and bee diseases within the state

11.Integrated Crop Pollination

Integrated crop pollination is the combined use of multiple pollinator species, habitat augmentation, and crop management practices to provide reliable and economical pollination of crops.

12.Ohio State University Bee Lab

Education, research and outreach related to honey bees, wild bees and other pollinators.

13.Oregon Bee Project

Oregon’s agricultural lands are a patchwork of pollinator-friendly crops adjacent to natural areas, which means we have the natural pollination services to support Oregon growers and the habitat to support abundant and healthy bees.


IDAHO POLLINATOR PROTECTION PLAN
Idaho's Pollinator Protection Plan (613.37 KB)
The goal of the Idaho Pollinator Protection Plan is to create awareness of the importance of pollination to the state, by both the commercial honey bee industry and by native pollinating insects.

OTHER LINKS
1.PNW Weed Management Handbook

A quick and ready reference of weed control practices used in various cropping systems or site/situations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The handbook was originally planned as a manual for county Extension agents. However, the handbook also may be useful to company field representatives, commercial spray applicators and consultants, herbicide dealers, teachers and some producers. Persons needing similar information pertaining to a few crops, sites,or situations should request Extension bulletins, fact sheets, or chapters from this handbook from their local county Extension office.

2.PNW Weed ID Image Collection

Pacific Northwest Weed Management Handbook weed image collection.