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UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

WDFW adds Puddles, a mussel-sniffing dog, to its watercraft-inspection team

With summer just around the corner, Washington’s water has a new protector.

UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018

New aquatic invasive species found in Coeur d’Alene Lake

A new aquatic invasive species was confirmed in Lake Coeur d’Alene, Friday.

Mussel-sniffing dog shows its worth detecting invasive species at Washington border

Popeye, the mussel-sniffing dog, demonstrated all his olfactory skills at an Aquatic Invasive Species open-house Friday on the Washington/Idaho border along I-90.

Washington boaters reminded to stop invasive species

The Washington Invasive Species Council and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife are reminding boaters to clean, drain and dry their boats and equipment to prevent the spread of invasive …

Out & about: Boaters still unaware of state line boat inspections

Some drivers with watercraft, especially in vehicles with kayaks or stand-up paddle boards, are missing the boat inspection signs on Interstate 90 in Washington just west of the Idaho state …

Montana requiring anglers to buy new invasive species pass

Montana has taken a different twist on the regional fight against aquatic invasive species (AIS). All anglers are required to buy the state’s new AIS Prevention Pass, according to legislation …

Idaho boating rule for invasive species stickers clarified; education merit questioned

Most kayaks and stand-up paddleboards are among the vessels required to have state Invasive Species Stickers before launching in Idaho waters, state officials says. The requirement surprises some boaters with …