Washington Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Region

Invasive Species


Spartina removal


Chinese mitten crab

Our office provides invasive species coordination, technical support, and outreach to Federal, State, Tribal, and local governments in the Pacific Northwest through various activities and projects, including:
  • Participation in the 100th Meridian Initiative, a national monitoring and outreach effort to prevent the westward spread of zebra mussels.
  • Providing and distributing zebra mussel prevention outreach materials in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Monitoring for zebra mussels, investigating possible sightings of invasive species, and distributing ANS outreach materials.
  • Providing coordination and technical assistance to Service partners in the Pacific Northwest on nonindigenous species issues.
  • Provide funding to the State of Washington for implementation of the State of Washington Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan.
  • The Puget Sound Coastal and Partners for Fish and Wildlife Programs provide funding for a variety of invasive plant control projects ranging from Spartina to knotweed to Scotch broom.




Last updated: October 26, 2016
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