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Stories tagged: Fremont Co. Weed and Pest

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2017

Fremont County Weed and Pest officials don't think the influx of grasshoppers flying through the area this year will have much of an economic impact on local ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017

A human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Fremont County. The announcement comes just days after Fremont County Weed and Pest said it would stop ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2017

A trap left out on Davis Lane in Riverton had no mosquitoes in it when it was collected Wednesday. Numbers were low this week elsewhere in the county, too, ...


From staff reports
Sep 3, 2017

Field survey work and citizen reports show that grasshopper populations are considerably higher than they have been in the past few years. Grasshopper ...

From staff reports
Sep 3, 2017

From high in the Absaroka Mountains above Dubois, a forest invader has been trying to creep down into the Wind River drainage. Over the past several years, ...

From staff reports
Aug 24, 2017

For the second time this summer, West Nile virus has shown up in tests of the local mosquito population. "I was hoping to make it into September with no more ...


By Katie Roenigk and Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writers
Aug 3, 2017

Residents are advised to practice the "Five Ds" of mosquito-bite prevention. West Nile virus has been detected this week in a pool of mosquitoes ...

From staff reports
Jul 20, 2017

The number of mosquitoes buzzing around Fremont County has continued to go down this week, but local pest experts say there are more culex tarsalis than there ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2017

As spring flood waters have receded throughout Fremont County, they have left behind pools of water that have become prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes -- ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017

A federal grant will permit the Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District to focus on an invasive weed in the Government Draw area east of Lander this ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017

Fremont County Weed and Pest is planning to subcontract a backcountry trip deep into the Shoshone National Forest in late summer to survey the wilderness area ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017

The moisture that's come early and often to Fremont County this year bodes well for farmers, but it's certainly making weeds happy, too. Chorispora tenella, ...


Aaron Foster
Feb 24, 2016

It's the time of year when Wyoming's weather begins to tease us with a few sunny days warm enough to melt some of the snow off our favorite hiking trails. ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2016

Aaron Foster, supervisor of Fremont County Weed and Pest, outlined new bio-agents in development that will soon be in use to fight invasive weeds. These ...

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