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Noxious Weed Management Advisory Council Recruits for Open Positions

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Letters of interest, applications, and nominations for Noxious Weed Management Advisory Council members due by May 1, 2022.

  • Chelsi Bay, MT Dept. of Agriculture
  • February 14 2022

The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is currently recruiting for open positions on its Noxious Weed Management Advisory Council (NWMAC).

The following council terms expire on June 30, 2022:

  • Recreationist / Wildlife Group
  • Consumer Group
  • Montana Weed Control Association
  • Eastern County Weed District Representative
  • At-Large Member

Appointed by the MDA Director, the council provides guidance related to noxious weed programs and the Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant Program assisting counties, local and tribal communities, researchers, and educators throughout the state. Responsibilities include reviewing Noxious Weed Trust Fund grant applications and attending hearings which take place over the course of several days in March each year. The NWMAC recommends and funding awards to the MDA Director for approval. Additional one- day council meetings are also held in January and July each year.

Those interested in serving on the Noxious Weed Management Advisory Council are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and application to MDA by May 1, 2022. Visit the NWMAC website to learn more and download application forms. Nominations for council member can be submitted to: Montana Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 2002014, Helena, MT 59620-0201, or jchaffee@mt.gov.


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