Press Releases

October 9, 2019 (updated October 29, 2019): The Oregon Invasive Species Council prepares for new programs and membership in 2020

February 4, 2019: OISC Press Release — New Council Members 2019

October 1, 2018: OISC Press Release — Call for 2019 OISC Nominations

June 14, 2018: OSMB News Release -- Boaters Reminded to “CLEAN, DRAIN and DRY” Boats and Equipment to Protect Oregon’s Waterways

April 16, 2018: ODFW News Release -- Boat inspection stations open around Oregon

February 7, 2018: ODA Story of the week --Travelers beware, don't pick up invasive hitchhikers

December 1, 2017: Extended Deadline - OISC Requests New Council Member Nominations

June 29, 2015: Oregon Invasive Species Council selects a new Coordinator

July 2, 2015: Boat Inspection Station finds invasive Zebra mussels from Texas during Oregon Invasive Species Council

October 30, 2015: Oregon Invasive Species Council Seeks Award Nominations by November 12, 2015

November 18, 2014: Oregon Invasive Species Council seeks Nominations for Four Council Seats

October 22, 2014: Creative Opportunity for high school students

April 14, 2014: Oregon’s 100 Worst Invaders

May 22, 2014: Invasive species council to meet in Bend

January 14, 2014: Oregon’s Grade Slipped to a B- in its Fight Against Invasive Species

December 17, 2013: New Council Members Needed to Help “Stop the Invasion”

November 21, 2012: Oregon Invasive Species Council Seeks Nominations for Four 2013-2014 Council Seats by December 15

July 17, 2012: Pacific Northwest Launches “Squeal on Pigs” Campaign Targeted at Feral Swine

April 10, 2012: Oregon has New and Improved Ways to Report Invasive Species

January 4, 2012: Oregon’s Invasive Species Report Card

November 22, 2011: Oregon Invasive Species Council Seeks Nominations for 2010-2013 Council Seats by December 13

July 8, 2011: Oregon Needs Information from Pacific Northwest Firewood Sellers to Launch “Firewood Buddy” Smartphone Application

February 2, 2011: Oregon Receives a B+ Grade for Its Invasive Species Work in 2010

January 19, 2011: Oregon Invasive Species Council Appoints Four Members

December 27, 2010: Non-local Untreated Firewood Poses Threat to Pacific Northwest Forests

November 21, 2010: Oregon Invasive Species Council Seeks Coveted Award Nominations by December 15

November 16, 2010: Statewide Oregon Invasive Species Summit to be Held November 18 in Salem

November 2, 2010: Oregon Invasive Species Council Seeks Nominations for 2011-2010 Council Seats by November 30

September 7, 2010: Invisible Menace at Oregon’s Doorstep

June 1, 2010: Firewood Outreach Campaign Strives to Protect Oregon from Beetle

March 16, 2010: Oregon Conducts “First of Its Kind” Management Assessment of Invasive Species

February 9, 2010: Tri-state Campaign to Spread the Word about the Dangers of Transporting Firewood

February 9, 2010: State Made Positive Gains on Invasive Species Issues in 2009

February 2, 2010: Love is in the Air? Not When it Comes to Mute Swans

September 1, 2009: Toxic African Plant wants to call Eastern Oregon Home

December 1, 2009: The Kharpa Beetle—Bring Something Else, Santa

November 3, 2009: There’s No Room at Oregon’s Inn for the Rusty Crayfish

September 29, 2009: Ridding Oregon’s Estuaries of a Major Chokehold

August 12, 2009: Oregon Fights “Hog Wild”

June 8, 2009: A Carrot Even Bugs Bunny Wouldn’t Like

February 24, 2009: Oregon Invasive Species Council Recognizes Statewide Contributions to Invasive Species Efforts

February 23, 2009: Oregon Invasive Species Council Names 100 Worst Invasive Species to Keep out of Oregon in 2009

January 16, 2009: What’s in a Name? Rock Snot Says It All

January 2, 2009: Oregon Invasive Species Council Launches Online Calendar with Teacher Activities

December 23, 2008: Oregon Invasive Species Council Selects Three Individuals for 2009-2010 Council Seats

May 19, 2008: Oregon Invasive Species Summit Set for July

April 8, 2008: Oregon Launches “Stop the Invasion” Statewide Campaign Against Invasive Species

February 8, 2008: Award Recipients Prove Anyone can make a Difference in Oregon’s Invasive Species Efforts

January 24, 2008: Invasive Species Report Card Challenges Oregon to Think and Act Strategically