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Cooperative Weed Management Areas

Cooperative Weed Management Areas are partnerships of federal, state and local government agencies along with tribes, individual landowners and various other interested groups that manage noxious weeds or invasive plants in a defined area. Information about setting up a CWMA can be found in the “CWMA Cookbook: A Recipe for Success” at ). 

Q & A about CWMAs

CWMA FY14 Technical Assistance Option Request (posted October 24, 2013)

Applicant Eligibility

SWCDs are the eligible grant applicants for this program. Other organizations may consider applying in partnership with SWCDs to help develop and run the Cooperative Weed Management Area.

Goals of this program include:

Minnesota Cooperative Weed Management Areas

For additional questions email or call:

Dan Shaw, Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

Phone No: 651-296-0644


Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources

520 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, MN 55155 | (651) 296-3767 | Fax (651) 297-5615 | TTY (800) 627-3529

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