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2019 NAISMA – NYISRI Joint Conference Call for Abstracts

The 2019 North American Invasive Species Management Association – New York Invasive Species Research Institute Joint Conference will be held September 30 – October 3, 2019 at the Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY. The conference will cover all categories of invasive organisms (aquatic and terrestrial plants, animals, insects and pathogens) and habitats. Presentations will cover a […]
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Invasive mussles could cost Montana $234 million per year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Stephanie Hester, Council Coordinator Montana Dept. Natural Resources and Conservation (406) 444-0547 January 24, 2019 HELENA, Mont — Montana’s economy could see more than $230 million in annual mitigation costs and lost revenue if invasive mussels become established in the state, according to a report released today by the Montana Invasive […]
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PAT Core Training coming to Billings

On February 20 & 21, 2019, Cecil Tharp and crew will be holding a training to cover everything from calibration and understanding pesticides to pesticide law and worker protection standards and much, much more. This training will be held at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center and the fee is $100. For more information, please […]
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2019 SW Area Applicator Training Coming Soon!

On February 12, 2019, the MWCA SW Area will once again hold an applicator training at the Butte Silver Bow Emergency Operations Center. The cost to attend this training is $20 for members of MWCA and $30 for nonmembers. Training will start at 8:30 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. with lunch provided. Credits offered […]
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2016-2017 Noxious Weed Biennial Reports Out

January 2, 2019 The State Agency and County Weed District Biennial Noxious Weed Report for fiscal years 2016 and 2017 has been completed.  This report has been prepared as directed by the 2003 Legislative Audit Committee to assess the status of noxious weeds on state lands in each county.  The summary report can be viewed […]
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Education Summit Produces Great Ideas

The first ever MWCA Noxious Weed Education Summit was deemed a smashing success by those who braved weather to attend. On November 7 & 8 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center, attendees were welcomed to a fast-paced and interactive series of presentations. These presentations were designed to provide overall education tips such as preventing […]
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Montana Natural Heritage Program to Help Montana County Weed Coordinators

The Montana Natural Heritage Program (MTNHP) is now providing County Weed Coordinators with direct agency-level access to our Map Viewer website http://mtnhp.org/mapviewer in order to support Noxious Weed Trust Fund grant applications, weed control efforts, and environmental reviews in general (see example information in images below).  The MTNHP has served as the central source for […]
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