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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 59

AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES CONTROL

635-059-0000

Purpose and General Information

(1) The purpose of this rule is to protect Oregon’s water resources, fish, wildlife and their habitat from harm due to the introduction and/or spread of aquatic invasive species.

(2) “Aquatic Invasive Species” is any species of wildlife, fish (excluding game fish) or freshwater or marine invertebrates that are listed in the “United States Geological Service list of Aquatic Nonindigenous species in Oregon” dated June 4, 2009 or that is listed as a mollusk or crustacean in OAR 635-056-0050 as a Prohibited Species.

Stat. Auth.: ORS: 496.012, 496.138, 498.002, HB 2220 (2009 OL Ch. 764) and HB 2583 (2009 OL Ch. 303)
Stats. Implemented: ORS: 496.012, 496.138, 498.002, HB 2220 (2009 OL Ch. 764) and HB 2583 (2009 OL Ch. 303)
Hist.: DFW 3-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-12-10

635-059-0010

Aquatic Invasive Species Reporting Information

If aquatic invasive species are found on or inside a watercraft, the owner or operator must provide the department with an accurate history as to where the watercraft has been during the last six months. Information shall include;

(1) All waterbody(s) in which the watercraft has been moored or operated;

(2) The length of time that the watercraft has been out of water;

(3) All locations where the watercraft has been stored; and

(4) If previously inspected, the agency and individual which conducted the inspection.

Stat. Auth.: ORS: 496.012, 496.138, 498.002, HB 2220 (2009 OL Ch. 764) and HB 2583 (2009 OL Ch. 303)
Stats. Implemented: ORS: 496.012, 496.138, 498.002, HB 2220 (2009 OL Ch. 764) and HB 2583 (2009 OL Ch. 303)
Hist.: DFW 3-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-12-10

635-059-0050

Allowable Blind Material for Coats

(1) Oregon Laws 2009, chapter 303, section 2(2) generally prohibits the launching of boats with aquatic species on or in the boat. However, that law also authorizes the Fish and Wildlife Commission to by rule allow the presence of certain aquatic species on or in a boat for activities including but not limited to hunting and photography. This rule implements that authority.

(2) Aquatic plant species which are not listed in the “Oregon State Noxious Weed List” adopted by the Oregon Department of Agriculture in OAR 603-052-1200 may be used on or within a boat as blind material for the purpose of hunting or wildlife photography.

Stat. Auth.: ORS: 496.012, 496.138, 498.002, HB 2220 (2009 OL Ch. 764) and HB 2583 (2009 OL Ch. 303)
Stats. Implemented: ORS: 496.012, 496.138, 498.002, HB 2220 (2009 OL Ch. 764) and HB 2583 (2009 OL Ch. 303)
Hist.: DFW 3-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-12-10

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