Do you know who to call for all the various weeds & pests in Teton County? With a name like “Teton County Weed and Pest” it is understandable that we would get calls about every household or yard problem imaginable. During a typical week, we may field calls from people complaining about rodents, bedbugs, giant … Continue reading Why TCWP Doesn’t Help With All Weeds/Pests And Who You Can Call For Help
Ticks and even worse, tick-borne diseases can put a real damper on your summer fun. While ticks in Wyoming do not currently carry lyme disease, they do carry a host of other diseases to be aware of. When dealing with ticks, precaution is the most effective methods of ensuring a tick-free season. Tick-borne disease are not … Continue reading Ticks in Teton County
After an unusually quiet June, the phones at TCWP have been ringing off the hook as Teton County residents watch the menacing flowering heads of Musk Thistle rising out of the surrounding vegetation. Roughly 75% of the urgent calls coming in are reporting a thistle of some kind, usually musk thistle. While we greatly appreciate … Continue reading July’s Weeds of the Month: Dames Rocket and Leafy Spurge
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 June’s 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