Weed & Pest

The Weed and Pest office is typically staffed between 7am-3:30pm Monday through Friday. To make an appointment outside of these hours please call: (970)264-6773. Leave your name, phone number, description of the service being requested, type of weed/rodent, acreage, etc.

Department Objectives

  • Manage noxious weed using integrated control methods in Archuleta County
  • Assist property owners with all aspects of noxious weed management
  • Educate the public on management techniques for noxious weed control
  • Promote safe and responsible use of herbicides and alternative practices
  • Offer support for other pest species

Department Functions

  • Noxious weed control along county roads and county property
  • Provide noxious weed control for private property by request
  • Recommendations of herbicides, rates, cautions, etc.
  • Herbicide sales and limited sales of pesticides for rodent or insect pests
  • Biocontrol agents are available for field bindweed and Canada thistle on a seasonal basis
  • No services are offered for pest control


To request service call (970)264-6773, or email. The private spray list opens on January 1st and closes when capacity has been reached.

Fill out the Landowner permission form and email it to eproud@archuletacounty.org.

Down load the permission form here: Landowner Permission Form.

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