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Southwestern Area Crew Training 2023

May 31, 2023 @ 8:00 am - June 1, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

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SOUTHWESTERN AREA CREW TRAINING 2023

Whitehall Community Center – 11 North Division Street – Whitehall, MT

Wednesday, May 31 & Thursday June 1, 2023

Cost is $20.00 per person

 

SOUTHWESTERN AREA CREW TRAINING 2023
Whitehall Community Center – 11 North Division Street – Whitehall, MT
Wednesday, May 31 & Thursday June 1, 2023
Cost is $20.00 per person

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

8:00 – 8:15 Registration & Welcome

8:15 – 9:15 Calibration Concepts: Amber Burch, Beaverhead County Weed Coordinator & Jessica Bushnell Broadwater County Weed Coordinator

9:15-10:15 Understanding the Label & Pesticide Law: Catie Opar, Montana Department of Agriculture

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:00 Real Weed ID & Look A likes: Karen Laitala, Powell County Weed Coordinator & SW Area Coordinators & Assistant Coordinators

11:00-12:00 UTV Safety/Daily Equipment Inspections: Dale Grose, Madison County Weed Coordinator

12:00 – 12:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN (PLEASE BRING A SACK LUNCH) Travel to field trip site
Attendees will rotate to each of the 6 educational stations

12:30 – 3:30 Real Weed ID With Live Plants: Karen Laitala Powell County Weed Coordinator & SW Area Coordinators & Assistant Coordinators

Daily Equipment Inspection & Proper Unloading/Loading of UTV/ATV: Dale Grose, Madison County Weed Coordinator

EddMaps Tutorial and Hands-On Activity: Jasmine Chaffee, Montana Department of Ag

Look Around-See Around, Situational Awareness: Clint Saunders, Nutrien Ag

Safely Handling of Herbicide & Proper PPE: Christian Lehnert, Lewis & Clark County Weed Coordinator & SW Area Coordinators & Assistant Coordinators

Bear Aware: Kim Johnston, Field Project Manager for People & Carnivores

3:30 – 4:00 Questions & Wrap-up

 

Thursday, June 1, 2023

8:00 – 10:00 Field First Aid Hands-On Activities: Mike Callahan, Madison County Safety coordinator (This is not a certification course)

10:00 – 10:15 BREAK

10:15 – 11:45 COMMUNICATING WITH THE PUBLIC AND DE-ESCALATING TENSE SITUATIONS, Tom Grimsrud, Jefferson County Sheriff

11:45-12:15 HOW TO READ A MAP— Amber Burch, Beaverhead County Weed Coordinator

12:15 – 1:00 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00- 4:00 Review – Applicator Testing

2023SW crew training Agenda

To register, go to www.mtweed.org information can be found on the Upcoming Events tab

Details

Start:
May 31, 2023 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 1, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

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