San Luis Obispo WMA

General contact: Marc Lea, San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture, at
(805) 781-5910 or

Meetings: Contact WMA for more information

Webpage: For more information please visit

Outreach Summary:


  • Noxious Weeds of San Luis Obispo County brochure

Project Highlights:

   Eradication of Arundo in the Chorro Creek Watershed

   Mapping and Control of Pioneer Infestations of Jubatagrass

   Veldt Grass Control

   Carrizo Plain National Monument Yellow Starthistle Project

   Rancher Cost Share Project for Yellow Starthistle

   County Agriculture Department’s Strategic Plan for Yellow Starthistle

Organizations on WMA’s MOU

  • Bureau of Land Management – Bakersfield Field Office
  • Cal Poly State University – San Luis Obispo
  • California Conservation Corps – Los Padres Service District
  • California Department of Food & Agriculture
  • California Native Plant Society-San Luis Obispo Chapter
  • California State Parks – Oceano Dunes District
  • California State Parks – San Luis Obispo Coast District
  • California State Parks – San Simeon District
  • Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District
  • Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County
  • Morro Estuary Greenbelt Alliance
  • San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture
  • San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau
  • San Luis Obispo County Parks
  • San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department
  • Sierra Club – Santa Lucia Chapter
  • Small Wilderness Area Preservation – Los Osos/Morro Bay Chapter
  • University of California Cooperative Extension
  • Upper Salinas/Las Tablas Resource Conservation District

Other Regular Participants

  • California Department of Fish & Game
  • California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
  • California Department of Transportation – District 5
  • San Luis Obispo County Cattlemen’s Association
  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation District – Templeton Office
  • USFS – Los Padres National Forest