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Invasive Species Resources

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Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.

To help combat the $1.3 billion threat invasive species pose to Washington's economy every year, the Washington Invasive Species Council is inviting the public to the frontlines of its work by detecting invasive species and reporting them on its newly improved WA Invasives app. The free app enables anyone to report a plant or animal by collecting photographs, geographic coordinates, and sighting information. Users recreating in the backcountry also can collect data offline, when cellular service isn't available. The app also acts as digital field guide.

Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Pest and Weed.
Michigan Sea Grant.
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council (Michigan).
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council (Michigan).
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Michigan State University. Integrated Pest Management Program.

The Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) is a vinegar fly of East Asian origin that can cause damage to many fruit crops. This small insect has been in Hawaii since the 1980s, was detected in California in 2008, spread through the West Coast in 2009, and was detected in Florida, Utah, the Carolinas, Wisconsin and Michigan for the first time in 2010. This website will be the central location for dissemination of information about this insect. Check back for updates. This team is also helping to coordinate research projects to understand how best to protect fruit from infestation by this new pest.

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.
Washington Invasive Species Council.
The states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho are urging people to report any feral pig sighting by calling a toll-free, public hotline, the Swine Line: 1-888-268-9219. The states hope the hotline will help them eradicate and curb the spread of feral pigs and provide a better sense of the number of pigs here. See also: Agencies Encourage Reporting of Feral Swine (Nov 21, 2016). The Washington Invasive Species Council, Washington Department of Agriculture, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service have issued a news release asking landowners, hikers, hunters, and other recreationists to report feral swine.
Lincoln County Noxious Weed Control Board (Washington).
See also: Weed I.D. and Options for Control for more species