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Contact Info

Phone: 307-472-5559
Hours: April 1 - Sept. 30th, 7:30am - 4:00 Monday-Friday
Oct. 1 - March 31, 7:00am - 5:00pm Monday-Thursday
If you need assistance after hours: Please Call Brian Connely , 307-267-3848

Education

LESSON PLANS for teachers AND RESOURCES for landowners

NOXIOUS WEED LESSON PLANS (K-12)

The Natrona County Weed and Pest can help you execute these lesson plans! Please contact us for more info!

Elk Habitat and Spotted Knapweed (5th grades and up)
Indoor activity – 1 hour
This is a great kinetic lesson plans that teaches the ecological relationships between organisms.
Students will learn the affect that spotted knapweed can have on elk forage and habitat.

Exponential Growth of Spotted Knapweed (highschool)
Indoor activity – 1 to 1.5 hours
High school students will be able to calculate the exponential growth of spotted knapweed
and its negative impacts. This lesson satisfies one science and two math outcomes.

More lesson plans coming soon!!!

RESOURCES

Books available for purchase through the Natrona County Weed and Pest:

Weeds of the West. Whitson, Tom D. ed.

Weed Management Handbook. University of Wyoming Extension. 2006-2007

WEBSITES

Center for Invasive Species Management www.weedcenter.org

University of Wyoming Extension ces.uwyo.edu

Invasive and Exotic Species www.invasive.org

US Department of Agriculture plants.usda.gov

Wyoming Ag in the Classroom www.wyomingagclassroom.org

North American Weed Management Association www.nawma.org

Wyoming Weed and Pest Council www.wyoweed.org

Jackson Hole Weed Management Association www.jhwma.org

Teton County Weed and Pest www.tcweed.org

Fremont County Weed and Pest www.fcwp.org