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Spotlights

  • Oregon State University.

    Although Asian gypsy moths are not established in Oregon, they were detected in the summer 2015 in Forest Park, North Portland and in Washington state. Since the Asian gypsy moth was just detected recently, we have a unique and small window of opportunity to ensure the population does not become established in Oregon. If we are able to terminate any early infestations of gypsy moth caterpillars that hatch this coming spring, then we can avoid the species establishing a population in our forest. To help respond to the AGM situation, the Oregon Forest Pest Detector program organized several AGM monitoring workshops in spring 2016 for community members and OFPD program graduates. You can also access the AGM presentation (PDF | 3.4 MB) from the workshop to learn more about the AGM management plan, egg mass identification, and visual survey.

  • 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.
  • Oregon Invasive Species Council.

    Think you've found an invader? Oregon needs your help. Early detection is critical to keep Oregon protected from new invasives. If we can detect new outbreaks early and act quickly to control them, we save Oregon's natural resources and prevent costly eradication efforts. By the time an invader is easily noticeable and begins to cause damage, it is often too late.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

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Council or Task Force

Oregon Invasive Species Council.

Partnership

Portland State University (Oregon).

University of Idaho; Oregon State University.

Federal Government

DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

State and Local Government

Oregon Department of Agriculture.

Oregon Department of Forestry.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

City of Portland (Oregon). Environmental Services.
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District (Oregon).

Academic

Portland State University.

Oregon State University.

Oregon State University. Oregon Sea Grant.

Oregon State University. Extension Service.

Professional

Pacific Biodiversity Institute (Washington).

Oregon Public Broadcasting.