Noxious weeds are a serious threat to the economy and environment of Las Animas County. Chances are these silent invaders are lurking on your property, waiting for an opportunity to overtake your land.

Thursday, April 26, join our top-notch experts to learn how to protect your land and pocket book!

When: Thursday, April 26, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Trinidad State Junior College

What: Noxious weeds are a serious threat to the economy and environment of Southeastern Colorado. 

Free of charge! RSVP required to (749) 846-3681 ext. 3 or purgatoriewatershedpartnership@gmail.com.

Featured topics are as follows: Noxious Weed ID, Impacts, Herbicide Safety, Proper Control Methods, Land Restoration Techniques and Tools, Grazing Basics, and Introduction of Community Noxious Weed/Land Management Working Group for the Upper Watershed.

Featured speakers are Dr. George Beck, Colorado State University (retired)/Aliigare; Fred Raish, Alligare; Robin Bay, Habitat Management Inc.; Ben Berlinger (retired), Lori Brown and James Duran, Natural Resource Conservation Service; Aaron Swallow, Tercio Ranch; Shelly L. Simmons, Purgatoire Watershed Weed Management Collaborative; and Dan Caroll, Spanish Peaks-Purgatoir River Conservation District.

This seminar is free of charge, morning and afternoon. Refreshments and lunch are provided.