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Invasive Species and Exotic Pest Workshop

Bellingham Ferry Terminal, Bellingham WA


The United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Washington State University, Puget Sound Knotweed Working Group, and the Washington Invasive Species Council, will be co-hosting a day-long workshop focused on invasive & exotic pests in Northwestern Washington and British Columbia.



·         Updates on policy and high priority species from British Columbia and Washington State

·         Pathways for Invasive Species Introduction and Movement

·         Invasive Species Prevention and Decontamination

·         European Green Crab

·         Japanese Beetle

·         Spotted Lanternfly

·         Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection and Monitoring

·         Invasive Knotweed Impacts and Treatment

·         Best Practices for Securing and Managing Landowner Permissions/Data

·         Sudden Oak Death and Xylella

·         White Nose Syndrome in Bats

·         Feral Swine and Animal Diseases


Speaker Organizations:

·         Canadian Food Inspection Agency

·         City of Bellingham

·         Invasive Species Council of British Columbia

·         King County

·         U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection

·         U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

·         Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

·         Washington Invasive Species Council

·         Washington State Department of Agriculture

·         Washington State University


Registration and more information:


Questions? Contact Todd Murray ( or Justin Bush (