Squeal on Pigs! Call 888-268-9219
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.
Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
Idaho's inspection stations are placed
on major highways at or near the Idaho state
line. The purpose of these stations is to inspect
watercraft coming from outside of Idaho. Inspectors
will look for high-risk boats that have been
mussel and zebra
mussel impacted states. Boats will be inspected
for any attached mussels and/or standing water
and owners also will be asked where they have
boated in the previous 30 days. It
is important that boaters arrive in Idaho with
a clean, drained and dry watercraft.
White-Nose Syndrome in Bats
Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a disease that is identified by the telltale white fungus growing on the noses of some infected bats while they hibernate. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking the public to report the sighting of any active or dead bats during winter. Please call 208-454-7638 to report sightings. Idaho Fish and Game would also like to know of any sites that have hibernating bats so biologists can include them in the monitoring effort. Finally, the public is asked to not disturb hibernating bats and to respect cave closures.
Idaho's Noxious Weeds, 8th Edition (2016)
University of Idaho Extension.
This pocket guide has color photographs of all the weeds on Idaho's official noxious weeds list. Inside find maps showing each weed's distribution by county, leaf shape illustrations to aid in identification, and features to help distinguish the weeds from similar-looking plants.