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Oct. 16, 2009, 11:22 p.m.
The CWMA sponsored the statewide Pulling For Colorado which gathered more than 100 volunteers around at several spots around the state for a fiesta of weed education and eradication.

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Weeds shall overcome

According to the Colorado Weed Management Association, noxious weeds are wrecking Colorado’s landscape. Weeds crowd out more beneficial plants — plants that support local bird and mammal populations. They’re also ugly. Last weekend, the CWMA sponsored the statewide Pulling For Colorado which gathered more than 100 volunteers around at several spots around the state for a fiesta of weed education and eradication. (Text: Daily Briefing)