Funding available for local weed control

By on Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 in Eastern/Southeast Oregon News More Top Stories

GRANT COUNTY: According to information from the Grant Soil Water and Conservation District, funding will be available for local private landowners to participate in a cost share program for invasive annual grass treatments.

Beginning February 9th, 2022, Grant Weed Control will be accepting applications for a Title II-funded, 25% cost share program, which will provide a maximum of $10,000 for invasive annual grass treatments. The maximum landowner contribution is $2,500.

The agency explained that funding is limited, and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications are due no later than March 11th, 2022. For more information, contact the Grant Soil Water Conservation District at (541) 575-1554, or visit the Kenneth H. Delano Agriculture Center at 721 S Canyon Blvd. In John Day.