Home-invading weevils_statewide (Horticulture/Urban IPM)
Description:

Montana has several home-invading weevils that come into our homes starting in April and all the way through November. They are harmless to humans, are not wood-boring beetles, and are mostly just a nuisance in homes. These invasions are only temporary.


Alert Period: 05/20/2019 - 11/29/2019
Submitted By: Lauren Kerzicnik
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Codling moth and bee-safe spraying (Horticulture/Urban IPM)
Description:

The adult codling moth typically emerges during apple bloom across the state. It is often known as the "worm in the apple". The emergence of the adult moths (biofix) helps to properly time chemical controls, if management is necessary. 


Alert Period: 05/10/2019 - 05/31/2019
Submitted By: Lauren Kerzicnik
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It is tick season (Horticulture/Urban IPM)
Description:

It is tick season in Montana. The common ticks in Montana this time of the year are the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni and the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis.


Alert Period: 05/03/2019 - 09/30/2019
Submitted By: Lauren Kerzicnik
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Forest insect and disease training (General)
Description:

The Forest Pest Management Program will be offering a multi-day workshop addressing management of forest insects and diseases in Missoula on July 9-11, 2019. The course is free but registration is required. To register, contact August Kramer: akramer@mt.gov or (406)542-4330. Spots usually fill up quickly. Pesticide credits will be offered. The attachment has more specific information along with information on additional sessions offered by the USFS. Please distribute this message to resource managers, forest pesticide applicators, extension agents and any other potentially interested professionals.

Thank you,

Amy Gannon, Montana DNRC Forestry Division


Alert Period: 03/25/2019 - 07/12/2019
Submitted By: Eva Grimme
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