The 2021 noxious weed list was adopted in January. Turkish thistle was added as a Class A noxious weed. Saltcedar and Myrtle spurge were reclassified as B designate noxious weeds. To learn more about them and what each classification means visit our noxious weed page here. WSDA added 12 new species to the quarantine list. The rule became effective on March 11th. Plants listed on the quarantine list are prohibited from sale, offering for sale, or distribution in Washington, including online. For more information on the new additions to the
The June Board meeting will be held on June 21st at 7:00 p.m. Board meetings are open to the public. Due to Covid concerns public attendance is by telephone only. To join the meeting dial in to 509-545-3555 and enter meeting i.d. 2751# then enter access code 3555#. The agenda is posted one week prior to the meeting. Click here to download the agenda.
The spring issue of The Sage" e-newsletter, a publication from the staff of the Franklin County Noxious Weed Control Board, is now available. Learn about safeguarding crops and landscapes when making herbicide applications, view pictures of our staff in action and take a spring rosette quiz to help you learn to identify noxious weeds at early growth stages and more! Click here to download the pdf from our online publications page (and, if you wish, you can sign-up to receive each new issue by email).
Office hours are weekdays 7:30 am - 5 pm. Office is closed every other Friday and on county holidays. Staff are often out of the office during spray season. If possible, please call ahead of time to schedule an appointment.
Mailing address: 1016 N 4th Ave, Pasco WA 99301
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