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Island County Noxious Weed List 2017

Program Contact: Timothy Lawrence
(360) 639-6061 •
As defined by the Washington State Noxious Weed Board these plants are non-native, highly destructive, invasive, competitive, and difficult to control or eliminate.  These exotic species not only reduce crop yields and destroy native plant and animal habitat; they can damage recreational opportunities, clog waterways, lower land values, and poison humans and livestock.  The laws and regulations regarding noxious weeds are stated in:

Chapter 17.10 of the Revised Code of Washington and

Chapter 16-750 of the Washington Administrative Code


Click here to view the 2017 Weed List.

Click here to view pictures of the 2017 Weed List.