ISDA Continues To Watch For Transport Of Invasive Mussels

If you travel from one northwest state to another, you’ll notice a boat inspection stop at the border. This is an effort to prevent invasive species, specifically the zebra mussel from moving across the region, infecting water systems. Lloyd Knight with the Idaho state Department of Agriculture says zebra mussels can have a huge economic […]

WSDA Receives Grant Funds To Address Water Toxins

Earlier this week, the Washington state Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Assessment Section was awarded funding to monitor the Columbia River Basin watershed. The $200,000 from the EPA is part of $2 million distributed nationally to help reduce and assess toxins impacting the water quality. The EPA grant funds an NRAS Pesticide Stewardship Partnership (PSP) […]