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Invasive Species Resources

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Montana State University Extension.
Montana State University Extension.

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.

New this year, nonresidents launching watercraft in Montana must purchase a Vessel AIS Prevention Pass.  

  • The fee for motorboats is $30 and applies to all motorized watercraft that is registered in another state our country.
  • The fee for nonmotorized watercraft is $10 and applies to rafts, kayaks, drift boats, catamarans, and sailboats that nonresidents bring into Montana.
  • The Vessel AIS Prevention Pass expires Dec. 31 and is not transferrable between vessels.

Boaters are reminded that all watercraft coming into Montana from out of state must be inspected prior to launching. Anyone transporting watercraft must stop at all open watercraft inspection stations they encounter. To find a watercraft inspection station or to learn more, go to CleanDrainDryMT.com or call the FWP Aquatic Invasive Species Bureau at 406-444-2440.

New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

The Director of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture has selected the following plant species to be targeted as noxious weeds for control or eradication pursuant to the Noxious Weed Management Act of 1998 (updated from 2009). This list does not include every plant species with the potential to negatively affect the state's environment or economy.
See also: Noxious Weed Information for more resources.
New Mexico Game & Fish.
New rules to combat the spread of aquatic invasive species in New Mexico went into effect July 11, 2017. Changes include:

  • Watercraft owners are required to stop at an inspection station whenever one is set up and in operation.
  • Mandatory inspection and, if necessary, decontamination is required of all out-of-state registered watercraft or watercraft re-entering the state of New Mexico.
  • All boaters are required to "pull the plug" and completely drain watercraft when transporting on a New Mexico roadway.

New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

New Mexico Department of Agriculture coordinates weed management among local, state, and federal land managers as well as private land owners.

Montana Department of Agriculture.

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
See also: Technical Publications - Plant Fact Sheets for more resources
New Mexico State University. College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
New Mexico State University. Cooperative Extension Service.
The Plant Diagnostic Clinic is designed to provide plant diagnostic services for the state of New Mexico. The clinic also facilitates insect and weed identification through referrals to other specialists.
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets.
Boone County Arboretum (Kentucky).
University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Plant Pathology Extension Publications for more resources