The TCWP has various types of education programs for all ages. You can find us set up at local events, offering free hikes through the Rec. Center and Native Plant Society, teaching lessons in the classroom, presenting at your HOA meeting, and anywhere else we are welcome. If you are interested in a presentation of our local noxiuos weeds, please contact Amy Collett, our Education Supervisor to set something up.
Listed below is our Educational Resources:
Wyoming Weed Pocket Guide: A small booklet containing 59 weeds commonly found throughout Wyoming. Free!
GYCC Weed Pocket Guide: A small booklet containing the most common noxious weeds in the Greater Yellowstone Area put together by the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee. Free!
Invader Rangers Activity Book: A collection of games and activities for kids to increase their knowledge of noxious weeds. Put together by the JHWMA. Free to Teton County Residents! Otherwise, $1.00/copy.
Noxious Weeds of Western Wyoming: A brochure describing the top noxious weeds threatening western Wyoming’s native plants and wildlife. Also learn how you can help to stop their spread. Free!
Snake River Project: A booklet describing the importance of working to protect areas along the Snake River. It targets many interest levels on, “Why should I care about noxious weeds?” Noxious weed species found along the river are described in detail and many myths are turned to fact. Free!
JHWMA website and more: There are countless organizations with very informative websites that can answer many questions that you may have. Go to the FAQ/Links page.
Creating Native Landscapes in the Northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountains: This booklet describes the different winter hardiness zones and recommends wildflowers, trees, shrubs, and grasses for those areas. This is an excellent source if you are landscaping your property. Free! They can be picked up at the Teton Conservation District Office.
Rural Living Handbook: A guide for living in and enjoying the natural resources of Jackson Hole. This covers topic ranging from the Wildlife Feeding ban to Noxious Weeds to Recycling. Free! These can also be picked up at the Teton Conservation District office.
Most of these resources can be picked up at the Teton County Weed and Pest office at 7575 S. Hwy 89, unless otherwise specified.