Summer is here and with the arrival of warm temps and sunshine come the season of noxious weed growth. Noxious weeds are invasive plants that has been introduced into an environment and causes or is likely to cause environmental or economic harm. TCWP works hard year-round to combat invasive species throughout the county but with … Continue reading Spring Is Here! When Can You Start Treating Weeds?
Spring has almost passed and summer is just around the corner. The buttercups, spring beautys, and chokecherries have already lost their blooms, and Arrowleaf Balsamroot is lighting up the hillsides. A few noxious weeds are also going to flower during this transition. Since flowers lead to fruits and seeds, and seeds lead to many more … Continue reading Weeds of the Month: Houndstongue & Black Henbane
Summer is here in the high country! Weekends of camping, hiking, days at the lake, and with the fourth of July just around the corner the last thing on your mind might be pesky mosquitoes, but for Teton County Weed & Pest, we have been hard at work trying to mitigate and minimize the 2018 … Continue reading Mosquito Prevention in Teton County
Invasive species come in all shapes and sizes and can be transported in countless ways disrupting the native ecosystems and in many cases overrunning the ability for native species to thrive. In efforts to protect and preserve healthy ecosystems across the Rocky Mountain region, state agencies are teaming together and utilizing a national database. Data … Continue reading Aquatic Invasive Species Update
You have surely seen those folks clad in orange vests, carrying heavy backpacks in the sweltering summer heat, scaling the steep terrain along the roads and highways in Teton County. After passing the TCWP pickup truck with the large water tank in the back, you probably realized you were seeing the TCWP seasonal spray crew … Continue reading What a Crew!
Do you own property in Teton County? Please complete our landowner permission form so we can continue to provide mosquito service(s) on your property. Complete Now! Stay informed! Would you like to know when we will be in your area this summer spraying for adult mosquitoes by truck? Sign up for our NEW text alert system! … Continue reading Got Mosquitoes?
Did you know the mud stuck in the tread of your shoes or vehicle tires can be full of plant seeds? Some of those seeds may belong to invasive plants. Therefore, it is important to clean mud and plant parts off your clothes, shoes, tires, etc. not just in the spring but every time you … Continue reading PlayCleanGo While You Work – Come Clean, Leave Clean
The Jackson Hole Weed Management Association (JHWMA) will be hosting Gros Ventre River Cooperative Spray Days July 18 – 20, 2017. Partners in the JHWMA will team up to treat spotted knapweed, houndstongue, and Dalmatian toadflax as well as other invasive plants, which compete with native vegetation and adversely impact wildlife habitat. This multi-year project has … Continue reading Join Us! Gros Ventre River Work Days
Ever wonder what projects we are working on here in Teton County? What about what’s happening across Wyoming? Take this virtual tour and learn more how the Weed and Pest Districts are working for you! Take The Tour We are proud to be a part of the Wyoming Weed and Pest Council (WWPC). The WWPC is … Continue reading Protecting Wyoming! Take A Virtual Tour
Learning how to use EDDMapS West can be a rewarding volunteer opportunity for Teton County’s outdoor enthusiasts to help the Weed & Pest District locate high priority invasive plants. This program is designed to increase Early Detection/Rapid Response (EDRR) weed management efforts by helping local volunteers to identify and survey for twelve high-priority noxious weed species. These … Continue reading TCWP Volunteer Opportunity: EDDMapS West