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Aquatic Nuisance Species in Oregon - Home Page
Information on how boaters can prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species.
Aquatic Nuisance Species In Oregon - A Boater's Primer
Aquatic nuisance species are a serious threat to Oregon's waterways. Introducing harmful non-native organisms into a lake, river or bay can lead to environmental degradation and millions of dollars in control and clean up costs - all of which affects boaters. The Oregon Marine Board hopes the following pages will help boaters learn what they can do to protect their favorite waterways from aquatic nuisance species.
Aquatic Nuisance Species In Oregon - Identification
There are dozens of aquatic nuisance species that can harm Oregon's waterways. But there are three that are considered among the most threatening. Click the images below to find out what they are. Learn to recognize these organisms. If you find one or suspect there may be a new infestation, report it to one of the agencies listed on our contacts & links page.
Boater Education Card Application / Information
Information on how to recieve an Oregon Boated Educaiton Card. This card requires an Internet or classroom boater safety course.
Chinook / Coho Salmon ID poster
This is a PDF version of a factsheetthat details coho salmon. This is important ot anglers to help conserve coho stocks. Produced by the state of Oregon.
This PDF file is packed with information about Oregon's Coastal Salmon.
Fish Info Center
Lots of fish information including links to many fish information sites provided by the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department.
Fish Passage Program
When the Oregon Territory was established in 1848, the new constitution prohibited the obstruction of salmon streams or required the construction of fish passage facilities. The first game laws passed in 1872 included a requirement for fishways over dams.
Handle WIth Care - Oregon FWD
This is a PDF file with catch and release information.
Hatcheries in Oregon
Information about each of Oregon's fish hatcheries. Contains links to many PDF files.
Marine Board - Clean Water, Clean Boating
Clean water for drinking, swimming, fishing and boating is important to everyone! Boaters can make a significant contribution to cleaner water with these and other tips from the Oregon State Marine Board.
ODFW Marine Resources Program
General information about Oregon's Marine Resources Program
Oregon Boating Accidents Statistical Reports
Safe boating takes practice and preparation, but it's not complicated. Did you know 8 of 10 boating fatalities occur because the victim wasn't wearing a life jacket? Check this link for information on choosing a life jacket and wearing it properly. Not convinced? Check these accident statistics and see for yourself.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Hompage for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Oregon Hunting & Fishing Regulations
Oregon's hunting and fishing regulations