Sahara Mustard and Volutaria Weed Task Force – Welcome


The Weed Eradication Task Force


The Weed Eradication Task Force was formed in 2010 to bring together agencies, organizations and private citizens interested in eradicating Sahara mustard in the Borrego Springs area (now also volutaria tubuliflora (desert knapweed), including the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and other surrounding private and public land.

Mission Statement:

To increase public awareness and involvement in controlling Saharan Mustard & Volutaria in the Anza-Borrego area in recognition of its detrimental effects on natural ecosystems and on the economy of Borrego Springs.
The Weed Eradication Task Force meets at the Borrego Springs Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center, 401 Tilting T Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004, at 1:00 PM on the second Wednesday of the month during the Sahara mustard growing season (October thru April). The public is welcome to attend.

Anza-Borrego Wild Flowers Threatened By Invasive Plants
(Video Created by KPBS News)

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