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
We’d love to see pictures of the way you PLAY in this beautiful area. Let’s connect and share our love of #JacksonHole and how we #PlayCleanGo to protect it for future generations! You can also join for some fun events happening around the area! Check out our Events Calendar!
So what is the big deal about certified weed free forage? Prevention is the most economical and proactive method of controlling invasive species by never letting them into this area in the first place. “Feed Weed Free” and “Play, Clean, Go” are the two best ways you can prevent the spread of invasive species. In … Continue reading Feed Weed Free
For Immediate Release: April 11th, 2016 Contact: Amy Collett email@example.com Jackson, Wyoming – Making the decision to buy and plant native species means that you are also deciding not to buy or plant non-native, possibly even invasive species! Native plants are adapted to the combination of soil type, temperature, nutrients, and rain/snowfall of northwest Wyoming. … Continue reading Buy Clean, Plant Clean – A Win-Win for the Gardener and the Ecosystem
The Teton County Weed and Pest District board voted for an emergency declaration of Austrian fieldcress during their board meeting on Tuesday, June 30. The emergency declaration will allow treatment of the invader during this growing season. The emergency declaration was approved by the Director of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture on July 1. While … Continue reading Emergency Declaration of New Invader to Teton County
Teton County Weed & Pest District’s mosquito program is living up to its mission by providing superior noxious weed and pest control in Teton County, through environmentally sound integrated management practices and education. The District recently was recognized for its membership in the Gold Tier of the EPA’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) since 2007. … Continue reading TCWP’s mosquito program carries gold membership in pesticide environmental stewardship!
Jackson, WY – Quagga mussel veligers (microscopic juvenile quagga mussels) are on the move and have been detected in Deer Creek Reservoir in north-central Utah. Soon after, a single zebra mussel was found in South Dakota at a boat dock in Lewis & Clark Lake and a quagga mussel was found in Angostura Reservoir in … Continue reading Invasive mussels wander closer to Wyoming’s borders