Links

State ANS Links:

Oregon:
http://oregon.gov/OISC
ODFW Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program

Washington:
http://wdfw.wa.gov/fish/ans/index.htm
Washington Invasive Species Education
Washington Invasive Species Council

California:
CDFG Invasive Species Program
North Coast Zebra and Quagga Mussel Consortium

Idaho:
http://www.idahoag.us/Categories/Environment/
InvasiveSpeciesCouncil/indexInvSpCouncil.php

Alaska:
http://www.adfg.state.ak.us/special/invasive/invasive.php

Montana:
Montana Fish Wildife &  Parks
The Northwest Montana Lakes Volunteer Monitoring Network

Wyoming:
http://gf.state.wy.us/fish/AIS/index.asp

Nevada:
http://www.ndow.org/fish/exotic/

Utah:
http://wildlife.utah.gov/dwr/invasive-mussels/454-formoptions.html

Federal Sites:

National Invasive Species Information Center
US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region
US FWS’ “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Campaign”: http://www.protectyourwaters.net/
Habitattude: http://www.habitattitude.net/
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force: http://www.anstaskforce.gov/
National Invasive Species Council: http://www.invasivespecies.gov/

Regional:

Legal and Regulatory Efforts to Minimize Expansion of Invasive Mussels through Watercraft Movements (2012 Phoenix  Workshop)
100th Meridian Initiative: http://www.100thmeridian.org/
Western Regional Panel (on Aquatic Nuisance Species): http://answest.fws.gov/
Pacific Ballast Water Group: http://www.psmfc.org/ballast/

University, Non-profit and International ANS Links:

Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council
http://www.pwsrcac.org/projects/NIS/index.html
Center for Lakes and Reservoirs Portland State University

ANS Examples

European Green Crab

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(Carcinus maenas)

Native distribution is along the coasts of the North and Baltic Seas. Potential competitors for the food sources of native fish and bird species.