20th Anniversary JHWMA – Current Teton County District Grant Requests

Below are some of the most notable details and results of Jackson Hole Weed Management Association’s current grant requests with Teton County.

Backcountry Horseback (2004 – Present)

Over the last five years, 4723 miles of trail and hillsides have been inventoried and treated. An average of 945 miles per season.

Snake River Project (2002- Present)

  • Began in 2002
  • In 2018
    • 63.58 acres
    • 8 new Perennial Pepperweed
    • 1 Saltcedar
    • 778 records of priority species checked yearly
  • In 2019
    • Working Dogs for Conservation

Images represent State & Private Forestry Grant Support received.

Cheatgrass (2011 – Present)

Cheatgrass is invading critical winter big game habitat of southern aspect slopes, state and federally managed elk feedgrounds, migration corridors, and Grand Teton National Park. It is threatening both habitat and wildlife health. Included below are images from our monitoring efforts to measure efficacy. (Images from 2011-2013, 2017)

2018 – Treatment Results

Esplanade (Indaziflam) plots:  Overall Decrease from 23.11% to 6.54%

Plateau (Imazapic) plots:    Overall Decrease from 18.22% to 4.28%

(More monitoring to come in 2019 via partnership with UW Weed Science grad student.)

JHWMA Cheatgrass Mitigation Project -2018 Results image.

2018 – Treatment Results

Esplanade (Indaziflam) plots:  Overall Decrease from 23.11% to 6.54%

Plateau (Imazapic) plots:    Overall Decrease from 18.22% to 4.28%

Caribou-Targhee Assistance (2016-Present)

The focus of this project is to inventory and treat invasive species along trail system leading into the wilderness (Teton Canyon pictured in images below, in addition to, isolated patches of various weed species).

JHWMA Logos

We’ll continually post about our 20th Anniversary with Jackson Hole Weed Management Association with a reflection of what we have achieved in the past twenty years. Stay tuned.