The Colorado Noxious Weed Advisory Committee, a critical link between the citizens of Colorado and the Colorado Department of Agriculture, is seeking nominations to fill six vacant positions representing the interests of agricultural producers (3), a private landowner (1), a county weed manager (1), and an at-large member (1).
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The Colorado Noxious Weed Advisory Committee, a critical link between the citizens of Colorado and the Colorado Department of Agriculture, is seeking nominations to fill one vacant position representing the interests of agricultural producers.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is now accepting grant applications to distribute $748,000 in funding to counties, municipalities, conservation districts, and non-profit organizations and associations for projects that focus on controlling the state’s designated noxious weeds. The 2022 Noxious Weed Management Grants combine the Noxious Weed Fund and State and Private Forestry funds.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for three positions which will become vacant in December on the Noxious Weed Advisory Committee. The Committee provides recommendations to the Department to help protect landowners, agricultural lands, and the environment.
Governor Polis has designated May 15-22, 2021 as Noxious Weed Awareness Week in Colorado, stating that noxious weeds are a threat to the state’s agricultural crops and infrastructure, as well as to wildlife habitat. As the 2021 growing season gets underway, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of the state’s cooperative network of noxious weed management agencies and their vital work in helping to protect Colorado’s ecological future.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 11, 2020
Contact: Mary Peck, 720-428-0441, firstname.lastname@example.org
Broomfield, Colo. - Three positions within the State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee will become vacant in December 2020. Nominations are now being sought to fill these important positions. The deadline to apply is December 18, 2020.