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Provides links to state-specific resources with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

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Threat of Invasive Species to Temporarily Close Crater Lake to Scuba (Aug 28, 2012)
DOI. NPS. Crater Lake National Park.
To prevent the introduction of aquatic invasive species into the pristine waters of Crater Lake, Crater Lake National Park has issued an immediate, but temporary closure, prohibiting scuba diving and other use of water gear in the lake. This closure will remain in effect until protocols are established to minimize the risk of contamination from invasives. It is anticipated these protocols will be in place before the beginning of the 2013 season and will require divers to take precautionary measures before entering the lake.

Pacific Northwest Launches "Squeal on Pigs" Campaign Targeted at Feral Swine (Jul 31, 2012)
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture.
Wildlife officials in three Northwest states (Idaho, Oregon, Washington) are intensifying their battle against wild swineby launching a campaign urging hunters, anglers, hikers and others to report any feral pig sighting on a public hotline. To report sightings or suspected sightings of feral swine in Washington, Idaho or Oregon, call toll-free (888) 268-9219.

New App Helps Campers Find Local Firewood, Avoid Spreading Invasives (Jul 20, 2012)
Oregon Sea Grant. Breaking Waves.
A new, free iPhone application from Oregon Sea Grant aims to stem the spread of invasive insects by showing campers where they can buy local firewood when vacationing on the Oregon coast and other Pacific Northwest locations. Dubbed "Firewood Buddy," the application was developed by Media Macros, in collaboration with Sea Grant Extension's invasive species specialist Sam Chan, media specialist Mark Farley and the Oregon Invasive Species Council. The application is available free from the App Store.

Mandatory Boat Inspection Stations Open in Oregon to Target Invasive Species (Jun 4, 2012)
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Motorists hauling boats in Oregon are now required to stop at posted watercraft inspection stations to have their boats, paddlecraft and other watercraft inspected for aquatic invasive species. Inspection stations are operated by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife at Port of Entries, highway rest stops and boat ramps across the state. Failure to stop at an inspection station could result in a $110 fine. Motorists are alerted to inspections stations by orange "Boat Inspection Ahead" signs and followed by a white "Inspection Required for All Watercraft" sign. All vehicles carrying kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, sailboats and any other boats, non-motorized or motorized, are required to stop.

State Specific Threats:

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species List - Oregon or Display NAS by Taxonomic Group (select State)
DOI. USGS. Southeast Ecological Science Center.
Includes fact sheets, maps and collection information for aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates occurring outside of their native range.

State Noxious Weed List - Oregon
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center. PLANTS Database.
Designated legally noxious plants.

Status of Invasive Plants - Oregon / Details by State and Details by County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System.

Pest Tracker - Oregon
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.

States Restricting Firewood Movement and/or Advocating Leaving Firewood at Home: Who is Affected?
Nature Conservancy. Don't Move Firewood.

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Government

Animals, Plants, and Food
Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations; Publications; Laws and Regulations; Management; Monitoring

Oregon Invasive Species Council
Oregon Invasive Species Council.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Publications; Management; Monitoring

Invasive Species
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Species of Concern

Invasive Species
Oregon Department of Forestry. Private Forests Program.
Species of Concern; Laws and Regulations; Management

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program
Oregon State Marine Board.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Management

Protect the Best Program
City of Portland Oregon. Portland Parks & Recreation.
Species of Concern; Management

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University/Academic

Integrated Plant Protection Center
Oregon State University.
Species of Concern; Contacts; Organizations; Publications; Management

Introduced Species in Oregon Estuaries
Oregon State University. College of Science.
Species of Concern

Aquatic Invasive Species
Oregon State University. Oregon Sea Grant.
Species of Concern; Publications

Weeds
Oregon State University. Extension and Experiment Station Communications.
Publications

Center for Lakes and Reservoirs
Portland State University.
Species of Concern; Publications

Invasive Weeds of the Canyon
Reed College.
Species of Concern; Management

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Organizations

Invasive Gardening and Landscaping Plants: Invasive in Native Habitats of the Southern Willamette Valley
Native Plant Society of Oregon. Emerald Chapter.
Species of Concern

Alien Plant Research Studies and Surveys
Pacific Biodiversity Institute.
Species of Concern; Publications

iMapInvasives - Oregon
Nature Conservancy. iMapInvasives.
Species of Concern; Management

Stop the Invasion! Protect Oregon from Invasive Species
Nature Conservancy. Oregon Chapter.
Species of Concern; Publications; Special Note: GardenSmart Oregon: a guide to non-invasive plants (2008)

Oregon Invasive Species Online Hotline
Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Species of Concern; Monitoring

Stop the Invasion! Protect Oregon from Invasive Species
SOLVE.
Species of Concern

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Last Modified: Aug 21, 2014
 
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