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

Items of Interest:

Squeal on Pigs
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 (11/21/16); 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.

Tsunami Debris Reaching Washington's Coastline
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Some large tsunami debris, such as metal drums, boats and docks, may contain hazardous substances or invasive species. If you find debris that may pose a life-threatening risk, call 911 immediately. Report other tsunami-related debris to the Washington State Marine debris hotline: 1-855-WACOAST (1-855-922-6278). If you believe the debris may be contaminated with aquatic invasive species (AIS), please use the online Invasive Species Reporting Form. Contact DisasterDebris@noaa.gov with all other marine debris concerns and questions.

Washington State Watercraft Passport
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The Washington State Watercraft Passport is free and available for use by the public. The passport is primarily designed for Washington residents who regularly transport recreational watercraft in and out of the state, but is available to any boater. The passport can help boaters to keep track of the waters they've visited and aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspection stations they've stopped at.

WISE: Washington Invasive Species Education
Washington Invasive Species Council.
The Washington Invasive Species Council created the Washington Invasive Species Education, or WISE, Web site to inform people about the invasive species problem, how invasive species are spread and introduced (pathways), and how we all can be part of the solution. By raising awareness of invasive species, we will help prevent their spread and impacts. Let's all be WISE!

State Specific Threats:

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Plants by State and County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Species Status Report by State
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Includes invasive species by category for insects, diseases, plants, and animals.
See also: Invasive Species Status Report by Congressional District

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Database - Species Lists By State
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Provides fact sheets, maps and collection information for aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates occurring outside of their native range.

Pest Tracker - Exotic Pest Detection By State
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Provides State pest detection contacts, recent state exotic pest news, links to state pest resources, and a list of state CAPS survey targets.

PLANTS Database - State Noxious Weed Lists
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.
States which designated certain plants as legally noxious.
See also: Federal Noxious Weed List and Composite list (summary of noxious status for all listed plants in the U.S.)

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Council or Task Force

Washington Invasive Species Council
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.

Federal Government

Pacific Region - Aquatic Invasive Species
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

State Government

King County (Washington) Noxious Weed Control Program - Noxious Weeds
King County Department of Natural Resources (Washington). Water and Land Resources Division.

Thurston County Noxious Weed Control
Thurston County Noxious Weed Control.

Aquatic Invasive Species
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Plants and Insects
Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Aquatic Plant Monitoring
Washington State Department of Ecology. Environmental Assessment Program.

Aquatic Plants, Algae, and Lakes
Washington State Department of Ecology. Water Quality Program.

Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board
Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board.

Academic

Integrated Pest Management
Washington State University Extension.

Professional

Invasive Species
Washington Native Plant Society.

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