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Grant County Cooperative Weed Management Area
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Grant County CWMA
 
Contact
721 S. Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR
Phone:  541-575-1554
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The following questions were answered by cooperators as part of an Oregon CWMA survey project in 2009.
 
CWMA Mission
To facilitate a comprehensive, coordinated approach to controlling invasive plant species, by combining the resources of existing and new groups in a concerted effort to the enhancement of integrated invasive weed management across cooperative jurisdictional boundaries.  
 
List the Cooperators involved in your CWMA.
Bureau of Land Management, Prineville District
Bureau of Land Management, Burns District
City of John Day, OR
City of Canyon City, OR
City of Seneca, OR
City of Mt Vernon, OR
City of Prairie City, OR
City of Monument, OR
City of Long Creek, OR
City of Dayville, OR
Malheur National Forest
Grant County, OR
Grant Soil and Water Conservation District
Monument Soil and Water Conservation District
North Fork John Day Watershed Council
South Fork John Day Watershed Council
Natural Resource Conservation Service
Oregon Department of Agriculture
Grant County Farm Bureau
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Oregon Department of Transportation
Oregon Department of State Lands
Oregon State University Extension Service
John Day Fossil Beds National Park Service
 
What makes the structure of your CWMA successful?
Strong representatives with sense of purpose and success driven.

What is the highest priority species in your area?
Whitetop (hoary cress)
Yellow starthistle
Plumeless thistle
Dalmation toadflax
Diffuse/Spotted knapweed  
 
Describe your most valuable outreach/education tool.
Our members and their creative abilities to manage resource assets.
 
What are some of your most successful on the ground accomplishments?
Grant County CWMA is in year one, season one. Projects will be forth coming.
 
List your highest priority on the ground projects and why they are high priority.
Grant County CWMA for year one season one, high priority is to promote Public Education/Awareness, Early detection/Prevention using Integrated Treatment techniques.
 
What would you say is your CWMA's largest obstacle in the way of achieving your mission?
Balancing public interest with desired projects and meeting the required resources with adequate funding.
 
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