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Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant Instructions

Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant Instructions

WebGrants Instructions

Noxious Weed Trust Fund (NWTF) applications are submitted through the online WebGrants application portal. Refer to the WebGrants general information and instructions in the files below:

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Application Information

New local cooperative projects require completion of an environmental assessment for the project area. Continuing local cooperatives that have added new herbicides, and/or expanded the project area or that have been inactive for 5 or more years are also required to complete an EA regarding the new information using the Supplemental EA Form for Continuing Grants.


Resources: Use the following to complete the corresponding sections of the assessment.

  • Historical and Archaeological Sites: Contact the Montana Historical Society
  • Soils, and Ground and Surface Water:
    • Soils: Web  Soil Survey site  
    • Surface Water Map: Use any legible map source such as google earth, Montana Geographic Information Clearinghouse, paper topographical maps, etc. to obtain the following required information to complete the surface water section of the assessment.
    • Use the Pesticide Potential Risk Information document to complete the Potential Risk section. 
  • Environmental Summary Report: Use the Montana Natural Heritage Program Map Viewer to obtain the following required information to complete the General Vegetation and Wildlife Habitat and TES Species section of the assessment.

Tutorials and Training

  • Noxious Weed Trust Grant Program
  • AmpliFund 101
  • Grant Application Form
  • Environmental Assessments
  • NWTF Grant Program Information
  • AmpliFund 101
  • Grant Application Forms- Instructions
  • Environmental Assessments (Veg, Fish, TES, Air, Historic, Soils & Groundwater)
  • Workshop Files

Active Grant Project/Post Award Instructions