• The leafy spurge hawk moth (Hyles euphorbiae) has proven to be a successful method of biological control on leafy spurge, a Priority 2B state listed noxious weed species in Montana.
    Norman E. Rees, USDA Agricultural Research Service - Retired, 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

  • Dalmatian toadflax, a Priority 2B state listed noxious weed species in Montana is native to the Mediterranean region of the world and was introduced into the United States as an ornamental due to its showy yellow snapdragon like flowers.
    Utah State University Archive, Utah State University, Bugwood.org

  • 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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