Eurasian Watermilfoil Program

Eurasian WatermilfoilBeginning in 2006 the Idaho Legislature and the Governor approved $4 million to eradicate a very aggressive noxious weed, Eurasian Watermilfoil. In 2007 and 2008, the Governor and the Idaho Legislature approved an additional $4 million to continue the effort to control Eurasian Watermilfoil.

As directed by H.B. 869 (2006), ISDA is expending the appropriated funds to support on-the-ground Eurasian Watermilfoil eradication projects through a statewide Eurasian Watermilfoil Program.

Applications for funds associated with this program shall be submitted only to ISDA. As the designated lead agency administering the Eurasian Watermilfoil Program, ISDA staff has conferred with both state and federal agencies to coordinate and facilitate processing, prioritization, and approval of these applications.

Available funds will be distributed to as many high-priority projects throughout the state as possible in an equitable and meaningful allocation.

For questions about this program please call 208-332-8528
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Eurasian Watermilfoil Review Panel

In November of 2006, the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) put together a panel of aquatic plant managers to review the Eurasian Watermilfoil Control Program in Idaho. This panel consisted of aquatic plant managers from around the Unites States.

Eurasian Watermilfoil Review Panel

Recommendations for Idaho's Eurasian Watermilfoil program

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Other documents

Idaho's Eurasian Watermilfoil Strategic Plan
Inland Empire CWMA’s Eurasian Watermilfoil Control Planning Process
Eurasian Watermilfoil Locations in Idaho
House Bill - HO869
Phase I projects
Phase II projects