New Invaders

Missoula County works diligently to identify and control small infestations of noxious weed classified as new invaders by the Missoula County Noxious Weed Management Plan. This work falls under two main categories:

  • The treatment and eradication of known infestations of new invader species in Missoula County;
  • The prevention of establishment of new invaders by identifying sites that have a high risk of invasion and systematically monitoring them.

New Invader species of concern within Missoula County include: