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NAISMA looking for Program Manager

The North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) is hiring a Program and Communications Manager. Please click here for the complete job announcement and feel free to forward this to any colleague who might be interested. NAISMA seeks an experienced Program and Communications Manager to organize, coordinate, and manage programs, provide strategic guidance to committees […]
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Annual South Central Area Weed Tech Training coming soon!

The MWCA South Central Area is announcing their 7th Annual South Central Area Weed Tech Training on June 5, 2018 at the Yellowstone Room located at the Yellowstone County Fairgrounds.  The Yellowstone Room is located on under the grandstands.  There are some very good speakers lined up for this training this year and this training […]
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Powell County to hold 2 vegetation management meetings in May

The Powell County Weed District will be holding two vegetation management meetings in May. The first will be held in Deer Lodge at the Community Center  from 6 – 8 p.m. and the second will be held in Helmville at the community center from 1 – 3 p.m. There will be refreshments and raffles and […]
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Annual Sweet Grass County Weed Summit Coming Soon!

The annual Sweet Grass County Weed Summit will be held on April 24, 2018 at the Sweet Grass County Fairgrounds Ag Pavilion from 10 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. For more information, check out the agenda: Sweet Grass County Weed Summit 2018. You can contact Connie Weston via email or by calling her at 406-932-3582.
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Harold Blattie Retirement Reception

For those involved legislatively with the MWCA, you know that Montana Association of County Commissioners’ (MACo) Executive Director Harold Blattie has been instrumental in helping the MWCA develop policy and craft legislation over the years. And on top of that, he is a true weed warrior with a passion to eradicate noxious weeds. Harold is […]
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Volunteers needed for Ravalli County’s Mud Run!

The Ravalli County Weed district is proud to announce the first ever mud run held in Ravalli County. The RC Mudders for Conservation is a fundraiser to help with conservation education efforts that have to do with wildlife, soils, birds, water, fish, noxious weeds, farming and ranching, bees, organic farming, and so on. The proceeds […]
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Forest Service hiring Range Management Interns

We’re Hiring Rangeland Management, Soil Scientists and Hydrologist Internship Positions. These positions are located within the Intermountain Region Forest Service. Applications will only be accepted on www.USAJOBS.gov, February 12-16, 2018.  The incumbent starts out and serves as a basic trainee and receives orientation and on-the-job training in application of rangeland conservation and ecosystem management principles and theories. Then […]
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March In the Loop

In the Loop MAR 2018 Each month, executive director Becky Kington provides the MWCA Board of Directors with an update on her activities for the past month. If you are interested in the internal workings of the MWCA, this publication is for you.  
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Petitions for new state-listed noxious weeds are being accepted

MEMORANDUM      January 3, 2018 State Noxious Weed List Petition 2018-8019 If you feel that a plant species should be listed as a noxious weed in Montana, then this is your opportunity to have it reviewed and considered for inclusion on the list.  You can find the form here. Two plants that were petitioned for consideration […]
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DNRC AIS Grants Available

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Reclamation and Development Grants Program (RDGP) is offering grants to local governments for the prevention, management, and control of aquatic invasive species (AIS). The goal of the grants is to protect the natural resources of Montana from severe and unacceptable damage from AIS. Funding will be […]
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