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TechLine Invasive Plant News
PO Box 1385
Helena, MT 59624
TechLine is a suite of print and online resources that provide invasive plant professionals access to new, innovative, and proven science-based information. The purpose of TechLine is to support invasive plant management programs by connecting researchers with managers of federal, state, county, and private lands so they may share the successes of their programs, techniques, and methods and learn from one another. DowAgroSciences, LLC sponsors TechLine with the goal of providing an objective communication tool for on-the-ground natural resource managers who face common management challenges.
Celestine serves as editor and primary author for TechLine news articles and management tips. Owner of Weed Management Services since 1988, Celestine earned her BS in Agronomy/Horticulture from New Mexico State University and MS in Agronomy [Weed Science] from Montana State University. When she’s not writing articles about the latest in invasive plant management research for TechLine, she conducts field research, environmental assessments, and training programs throughout the Northwest on invasive plants. Celestine spends her free time flying supercubs, canoeing, hiking and cross-country skiing out her back door in Helena, Montana.
Copy Editor/Web Manager
Kaaren Robbins is a marketing and communications professional specializing in social media, database and systems management. She earned her BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from Concordia University with studies at Michigan State University. In 2003, she started KC Consulting Group, Inc., a company specializing in technology and graphic arts. When She's not working, she enjoys horseback riding, hunting, climbing and other outdoor activities near her home in Belfry, Montana.
Darby coordinates subscriptions, customer care, and social media relations with our audience. With a degree in Environmental Studies from Western Washington University, Darby has conducted outreach and field-work for federal, state and non-profit agencies across the West. In addition to caring for TechLine subscribers, she can be found chasing her three young children around the mountains of southwest Montana.