Boise County Emergency Notifications: 208 462-0552
Office Contact Information

Department Head
Mike Bottoms

PO Box 309
Horseshoe Bend, Idaho 83629
Ph:  208-793-2447
Fax:  208-793-2501
mbottoms@co.boise.id.us

Assistant Superintendant
Paul Rekow

Assistant Superintendant
prekow@co.boise.id.us

Administrative Assistant
Kari Allred
Administrative Assistant
kallred@co.boise.id.us

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Office Hours:

Mon - Thur 6am to 4:30pm

Personnel may be in the field, call to insure that someone will be in the office.

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Make your Boise County Noxious Weeds payments online (Click Here)

Convenience Fee is 2.5%

Minimum of $2.00 

 

Boise County Noxious Weed Department Office

FIELD IDENTIFICATION FOR SPOTTED KNAPWEED BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS. -
Wednesday August 2, 2017
.  10:00am to 12:00pm.  Meet at the Idaho City Ball Fields, just east of Idaho City and across from the rodeo grounds.  Carl L Jorgensen, Entomologist, USDA Forest Service will host a 2 hour tour to learn techniques for finding and identifying biological agents on spotted knapweed.  Learn techniques for properly collecting, transporting and redistributing biological control agents.  No pre-registration is required, however please email Carl by August 1 with the number and or names of attendees.   cljorgensen@fs.fed.us .  Bring your own lunch, drinks, hat, field boots, rain gear, sunscreen, etc.


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  Spotted Knapweed is one of the most prevalent noxious weeds in Boise County


 

Idaho Code Title 22 Chapter 24 (22-2407) States:

Control of Noxious Weeds is the Landowner’s Responsibility

Idaho Code 22-2407. LANDOWNER AND CITIZEN DUTIES.
(1) It shall be the duty and responsibility of all landowners to control noxious weeds on their
land and property, in accordance with this chapter and with rules promulgated by the director.
(2) The cost of controlling noxious weeds shall be the obligation of the landowner.
(3) Noxious weed control must be for prevention, eradication, rehabilitation, control or
containment efforts. However, areas may be modified from the eradication requirement if the
landowner is a participant in a county-approved weed management plan or county-approved
cooperative weed management area.
(4) The landowner shall reimburse the county control authority for work done because of failure
to comply with a five (5) day notice, as outlined in section 22-2405, Idaho Code.
(5) If an article is infested with noxious weeds, it shall not be moved from designated premises
until it is treated in accordance with the applicable rules, or in accordance with the written permission
of a control authority.

Idaho has 67 different species of weeds, which are designated noxious by state law.

  • Black Henbane
  • Bohemian Knotweed
  • Brazillian Elodea+
  • Buffalobur
  • Canada Thistle*#
  • Common Crupina
  • Common Reed Phragmites
  • Common/European Frogbit
  • Curlyleaf Pondweed
  • Dalmatian Toadflax*#
  • Diffuse Kanpweed*#
  • Dyer’s Woad
  • Eurasian Watermilfoil*
  • Fanwort
  • Feathered Mosquito Fern
  • Field Bindweed*#
  • Flowering Rush
  • Giant Hogweed+
  • Giant Knotweed
  • Giant Salvinia
  • Hoary Alyssum#*
  • Hoary Cress (White Top)*
  • Houndstongue*#
  • Hydrilla+
  • Iberian Starthistle
  • Japanese Knotweed
  • Johnsongrass
  • Jointed Goatgrass*#
  • Leafy Spurge*#
  • Matgrass
  • Meadow Knapweed
  • Mediterranean Sage*
  • Milium# 
  •  Musk Thistle*
  • Orange Hawkweed* 
  • Oxeye Daisy*#
  • Parrotfeather Milfoil
  • Perennial Pepperweed#
  • Perennial Sowthistle
  • Plumeless Thistle#
  • Policeman’s Helmet+
  • Poison Hemlock*#
  • Puncturvine*#
  • Purple Loosestrife*#
  • Purple Starthistle
  • Rush Skeletonweed *#
  • Russian Knapweed
  • Saltcedar#
  • Scotch Broom
  • Scotch Thistle*# 
  • Small Bugloss
  • Spotted Knapweed*#
  • Squarrose Knapweed+
  • Syrian Beancaper+
  • Tall Hawkweed+
  • Tansy Ragwort# 
  • Variable-Leaf-Milfoil 
  • Vipers Bugloss
  • Water Chestnut
  • Water Hyacinth
  • White Bryony#
  • Yellow Devil Hawkweed+
  • Yellow Flag Iris
  • Yellow Floating Heart
  • Yellow Hawkweed
  • Yellow Starthistle*#
  • Yellow Toadflax *#

+ Denotes Statewide Early Detection/Rapid Response Noxious Weed List.
Weeds identified within Idaho shall be eradicated during the same growing season as identified.

# Denotes Statewide Containment Noxious Weed List. Weeds listed in the containment noxious
weeds list are known to exist in various populations throughout the state. Weed control efforts may be
directed at reducing or eliminating new or expanding weed populations while know and established
weed populations, as determined by the weed control authority, may be managed by any approved
weed control methodology, as determined by the seed control authority.

*Denotes Noxious Weeds found in Boise County

Link to noxious weed law

 http://www.agri.state.id.us/Categories/PlantsInsects/NoxiousWeeds/weedlaws.php 

For more information on noxious weeds

Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Center for Invasive Plant Management
Herbicide Labels and Material Safety Data Sheets
Pacific Northwest Weed Control Handbook at Oregon State

For information on the West Nile Virus

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

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