The Noxious Weed Control Program serves as a leader in protecting valued natural and agricultural resources from the introduction and spread of noxious weeds. 

Noxious ​weeds

  • Displace and compete with native and desirable economic plants
  • Impact agricultural and forest economies and resources such as fish, wildlife, recreation, and overall watershed health

Noxious Weed Control Program staff 

  • Implement early detection and rapid response projects for new invaders
  • Promote an intensive biological control program
  • Provide assistance to those implementing integrated weed management projects across the state
  • Maintain maps for priority listed noxious weeds
  • Conduct statewide inventories and surveys
  • Deliver education outreach programs
  • Serve as a resource to the Oregon State Weed Board​​​​​​​​​​​

​​Contact

Noxious Weed Control
635 Capitol St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4621
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