Henrys Fork Cooperative Weed Management Area: 2009 End of Year Report
By: Henrys Fork Cooperative Weed Management Area
The Henry’s Fork Cooperative Weed Management Area (HFCWMA) is a partnership formed to manage, contain, control, and eradicate noxious weeds in Fremont County, Idaho, the southwest portion of Yellowstone National Park and a portion of Ashton Ranger District within Teton County, Wyoming. The HFCWMA covers 1.5 million acres that vary from desert to high alpine forest. Only 31% of the HFCWMA area is in private ownership.
The HFCWMA uses integrated weed management techniques including biological, mechanical, and chemical methods to contain, control and eradicate noxious weeds. The HFCWMA Steering Committee includes: Fremont County, Targhee National Forest, Yellowstone National Park, Idaho Department of Lands, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho Department of Transportation, Bureau of Land Management, Teton County Wyoming, Natural Resource and Conservation Service and several private land owners.
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