Honey Lake Valley RCD

Special Weed Action Team

Lassen Special Weed Action Team

The Lassen County Special Weed Action Team (SWAT) is a multi-agency coalition formed in 1992 with the mission of controlling and eradicating noxious weed infestations in Lassen County. The SWAT works collaboratively on outreach, prevention, and treatment throughout the county. 

Participating Agencies

Lassen County Farm Bureau

Lassen County Public Works Road Department

Lassen Land and Trails Trust

Lassen National Forest

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Modoc Resource Conservation District

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)-Susanville Field Office

Pheasants Forever

The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Lassen County Cooperative Extension Office

Sierra Pacific Industries

Susanville Indian Rancheria

W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.

Lassen County Cattlemen

Big Valley Pest Abatement District 

Bureau of Land Management Applegate Field Office

Bureau of Land Management Eagle Lake Field Office

California Correctional Center

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire)

California Department of Transportation District 2

Ducks Unlimited

Fall River Resource Conservation District

Honey Lake Valley Resource Conservation District

Lassen Community College

Lassen County Agricultural Commissioner's Office


Where do I get help or more information?

UC IPM (integrated pest management)- Main page- Navigate to specific weeds http://ipm.ucanr.edu/index.html

UC Weed Ric - Information on weeds, their biology, and treatments http://wric.ucdavis.edu/

Lassen Weed Research Reports http://celassen.ucanr.edu/Farm_Advisor/Weed_Research_Reports/

Cal Flora - Information regarding the habitat and distribution of all native and non native species in the state http://www.calflora.org/

USDA plants database - Information on all plants growing throughout the country https://plants.usda.gov/java/

Cal IPC- (invasive plant council) - Information regarding weeds, invasiveness and current efforts http://www.cal-ipc.org/

Cal IPC - Weed Management Area Directory http://www.cal-ipc.org/solutions/collaboration/wmas/

California Weed Science Society - Organization devoted to learning more about weed science and control  http://www.cwss.org/

Cal Weed Mapper - Website with information regarding noxious weeds in the state https://calweedmapper.cal-ipc.org/

CDFA- Noxious weed list https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/ipc/encycloweedia/weedinfo/winfo_table-sciname.html

USDA Financial Assistance https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/ca/programs/financial/