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By Avery Howe
Staff Intern 

Forest Service seeks public comment on herbicide application in Bighorn National Forest

 

August 5, 2021

COURTESY/Luke Sander via Bighorn National Forest

A sign in the Bighorn National Forest encourages visitors to brush off invasive species from their shoes including medusahead and ventenata.

GREYBULL - The Bighorn National Forest Invasive and Other Select Plant Management Project is a recent endeavor following in the footsteps of similar projects in Sheridan and Johnson County, as well as in the Jackson area. The main goal of the project is to control the population of invasive annual grasses, namely medusahead (Taeniatherum capu-medusae) and ventenata (Ventenata dubia).

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