• Cyphocleonus achates is a root boring weevil that is used as a biological control agent on both spotted and diffuse knapweed in the state of Montana.
    Laura Parsons, University of Idaho, PSES, Bugwood.org

  • The blooms of oxeye daisy are similar to that of capers and are often marinated and eaten, however this species is a Priority 2B state listed noxious weed in the state of Montana.
    David Stephens, Bugwood.org

  • Blueweed, a recent new invader is a state listed noxious weed and only occurs in a few counties on the western side of the state of Montana.
    Bonsak Hammeraas, Bioforsk, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research

  • Houndstongue is a biennial plant that is capable of producing 2,000 seeds in its second year of life. After this plant sets seeds in the second year it dies.
    Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org

Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign (MTNWEC)

“To educate the people of Montana about the economic and environmental impacts of noxious weeds
while encouraging the public to participate in ecologically based integrated weed management.”


Since its inception in 1995, the Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign has tailored its mission toward educating the people...

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Shantell Frame-Martin
Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign Coordinator
(406) 444-9491

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