2022 – What A Year It’s Been

As we wrap up 2022, we can’t help but reflect on everything we’ve accomplished and the challenges along the way. We implemented successful programs, identified new threats, addressed staff changes, completed special projects, and upgraded new safety measures. 2022 Successes Our K-12 Education programs exceeded any of our previous educational programming. We reached 10 schools, … Continue reading 2022 – What A Year It’s Been

Take our Survey: Help us Improve our TCWP Website

Teton County Weed and Pest District is working on improving its website. We value your feedback and strive to provide a resource for our community that serves up answers and education that helps empower your stewardship and gets accurate science-based information to Teton County. Please share your feedback below, and you can win a $100 … Continue reading Take our Survey: Help us Improve our TCWP Website

Now is the Time to Winterize your Herbicide Sprayers

Dropping temperatures, snow on the ground, and shrinking daylight hours means that it’s time to winterize your pesticide equipment! Harsh winters like we have in Jackson can damage your sprayers if you don’t take proper precautions and measures. Plus, equipment parts seem to keep rising in price. To avoid costly mistakes yet maximize the lifespan … Continue reading Now is the Time to Winterize your Herbicide Sprayers

Weed of the Month: Canada Thistle

Canada thistle can be a real pain in our side—literally and figuratively! Sometimes you’ll feel it before you even see it. Canada thistle is difficult to control and quite unpleasant to the touch. Even if you’re wearing thick jeans, the long, sharp thistles of this plant can penetrate through clothing, leaving a stinging sensation. 

Mikenna just finished her second master’s degree

This summer was yet another season jam packed with intense efforts from our full-time staff. One person who had quite the extraordinary summer is our entomologist, Mikenna Smith.  Mikenna Smith completed her second master’s degree Mikenna completed her second master’s degree this summer while juggling many tasks at TCWP. Her role as entomologist is vital … Continue reading Mikenna just finished her second master’s degree

Weed of the Month: Baby’s Breath

August was prime wedding season here in Jackson. Between May and October, Teton County sees numerous destination weddings, elopements, and other special occasions. While these events are moments of celebration for most people, they can also be the source of invasive plant infestations.  Baby’s Breath in Flower Bouquets Even if you’ve never heard of baby’s … Continue reading Weed of the Month: Baby’s Breath

Protect our Water Resources and Become a Trout Friendly Lawn Ally

Our behaviors impact the ecosystem around us—and landscaping is no different. Thankfully, there are many local businesses in our county that seek to protect our waterways from detrimental lawn practices such as fertilization and overwatering. “Excess nutrients can lead to increased algae and aquatic plant growth, which can harm aquatic habitats and disrupt the ecosystem.” … Continue reading Protect our Water Resources and Become a Trout Friendly Lawn Ally

23rd Annual Gros Ventre River Spray Days 2022

Over three days, partners with the Jackson Hole Weed Management Association (JHWMA) collaborate on an invasive weed project across the Gros Ventre River corridor.  “The goal is to contain and reduce the spotted knapweed infestation that is thought to have started on the Gros Ventre River in the 1970’s…without this amazing group coming together for … Continue reading 23rd Annual Gros Ventre River Spray Days 2022