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Vertebrate Pest Bulletins

Richardson's Ground Squirrel

Below are informational bulletins available from the Montana Department of Agriculture. Most bulletins are also available from MSU County Extension Offices. Click on any of the following bulletin titles to open as a PDF document.



Although the following publications were written for Nebraska residents, much of the information is suitable for Montanans.  Do note, however, that pesticides and use regulations may be different. Always follow the pesticide label, as “THE LABEL IS THE LAW.”  If you have questions feel free to contact our Vertebrate Pest Specialist for further assistance.






Stephen M. Vantassel

Vertebrate Pest Specialist
Montana Department of Agriculture
625 NE Main St., Suite 3

Lewistown, MT 59457
Phone: (406) 538-3004
E-mail: SVantassel@mt.gov




Linda Johns
Pesticide Licensing, Registration, and Training

Program Manager

Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3676
E-mail: ljohns@mt.gov


Published: August 25, 2016 2:00:00 PM MDT.
Last Modified: September 8, 2016 1:19:25 PM MDT