Invasive Species Take Over Oregon Ponds

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Two species commonly found in home aquariums have invaded the native habitat of plants and wildlife in two Jackson County ponds. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will soon begin draining the two Jackson County Sports Park Ponds off Highway 140. Once drained, ODFW workers will focus on eliminating the … Continue reading »

Invasive Species Inspections Begin

ASHLAND, Ore. — Invasive hitchhikers will no longer be allowed on Oregon waterways. State boat inspectors began their work this week, checking boats for invasive species at an inspection station near Ashland on I-5. Inspectors used to begin in May, but they are starting early in the hopes of catching any offenders they may have … Continue reading »