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 Ethan Proud.

Down load the permission form here: Landowner Permission Form.

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