The Invasive Plants Ranger Program

Wildfires can significantly increase the amounts and the spread of invasive weeds by causing soil disturbance, erosion, and transportation of weed seeds with precipitation runoff. The best way to stop weeds is to do just that, stop them in their tracks before they become a huge problem.

If you’d like to learn more on how to become an Invasive Plant Ranger, please contact Sheila Murray (


Below is an introductory video about the Invasive Plants Ranger Program.  You can find out more information about invasive weeds and how to combat them no matter what neighborhood you live in.

The detailed training video on the Invasive Plants Ranger Program can be found on YouTube here.

Need more information?

Visit the City of Flagstaff’s Common Flagstaff Weeds website here.

Visit the Coconino County Extension office’s Northern Arizona Invasive Plants website here.

Visit the USDA National Invasive Species Information Center website here.