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April is Native Plant Month

At Teton County Weed & Pest, we share a lot of information about invasive plants and insects. During April, Native Plant Month, we thought we’d switch things up and give native plants the attention they deserve. After all, they are an imperative part of the ecosystem that we work so hard to protect, and understanding the importance of native plants is crucial to our efforts.

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Citizen Scientists Needed!

Anyone can become a Citizen Scientist, regardless of age or background. It only requires time, curiosity, and a sense of wonder. Citizen Science empowers people from diverse backgrounds to actively participate in scientific research by collecting data, which accelerates problem-solving efforts and enhances the speed at which scientists can reach conclusions. For example, Citizen Science is particularly helpful for research on ticks, as both ticks and tick-borne diseases are underreported in Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain region. Together, we can change that.

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April is Native Plant Month

At Teton County Weed & Pest, we share a lot of information about invasive plants and insects. During April, Native Plant Month, we thought we’d switch things up and give native plants the attention they deserve. After all, they are an imperative part of the ecosystem that we work so hard to protect, and understanding the importance of native plants is crucial to our efforts.

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Tick Bite Prevention Week

TCWP urges residents and visitors to take steps to avoid tick bites and tick-borne diseases in recognition of Tick Bite Prevention Week.

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Welcome to NISAW 2024

National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) is an annual event organized by the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) as an international initiative that aims to raise awareness about the urgent issue of invasive species and the threats they pose to ecosystems worldwide. This year, the event takes place from February 26 to March 3, 2024. Join TCWP on social media as we leverage this opportunity to educate and mitigate the spread of invasive species.

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PlayCleanGo With Winter Sports in Jackson Hole

The winter season is in full swing here in Jackson Hole! While the scenic backdrop is the reason so many come to our destination town during the colder months, many don’t know the significant ecological risk that comes into play when spending time outdoors. Even with sub-zero temperatures, invasive species can still find their way around the region. Read some top tips to #PlayCleanGo and #RecreateResponsibly while enjoying winter sports this year while in the Tetons!

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2023 End of Year Report

Teton County Invasive Species met their match in 2023 with our committed team! All members of our team worked tirelessly in the field, on the Snake River, in the classroom, with community outreach programs, at your homes and properties, and coordinated with volunteers and partner organizations. That is a LOT of work! Enjoy highlights from our 2023 Year End Report and read the report in full from the download link above.

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Remember to Prepare Your Recreation Gear For Winter Storage

November ushers in a change of the seasons and limits the amount of outdoor recreation we can participate in. Summer days are long gone and the ski resorts are not quite open. In this waiting season, you can still support the effort to prevent the spread of invasive species! Did you know properly cleaning and storing your summer recreation equipment for winter storage will have a lasting effect long-term? Preventative care now can reduce the spread of any dormant seeds and invasive species from being introduced to Teton County trails and waterways in the future.

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October is Firewood Month!

October is Firewood Month! Did you know every person who uses the Bridger-Teton National Forest plays a vital role in protecting the forest land we all love? Enjoying a campfire at the conclusion of a day’s activities could bring some unintended consequences. Invasive and destructive pests can be transported inside of firewood that is brought in from out of the area.

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It’s Not Too Late For Perennial Treatments!

The temperatures are dropping, the aspens are turning yellow, and it seems like summer flew by in the blink of an eye. How is it almost October already?!If you think it’s too late in the season to effectively spray your weeds, think again! It’s still a great time to spray perennial plants and see results next spring.

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