The Oregon Invasive Species Council was created by the Oregon Legislature in 2001, and officially opened its doors January 1, 2002. ORS 570.755 lists the Duties of the Oregon Invasive Species Council.
In partnership with a wide group of agencies, non-profit organizations and individuals, the Council:
- Creates and maintains the means for citizens to report sightings of invasive species and a process by which this information is forwarded to appropriate agencies.
- Increases citizen engagement and awareness of invasive issues.
- Conducts educational meetings and conferences
Upcoming Meetings and Events
- Administers a trust account for funding eradication and educational projects
Who we are
The Council has 17 members, 3 special assistants, and a coordinator.