USDA Federal Noxious Weed List updated 6/06
Database of State
In addition to federal laws like the Lacey Act, state laws have
been written to protect our natural resources. It is important
to know the authority that law enforcement officers have when
encountering potentially contaminated watercraft. For information
regarding laws for specific states, please visit our Database
of State Laws.
for Determining Quarantine Times
Preventing the spread of zebra mussels into western waters may
require temporarily stopping potentially contaminated boats from
launching in uninfested waters...but for who long?
See our Quarantine Time Estimator
Regulations for State, Federal, and
Available here are examples of regulations that demonstrate what
some states and federal areas are doing to allow fishing tournaments
while still protecting their lakes.
Documents are provided as examples for those who want to implement
regulations for tournaments.
See also our Database of State Laws concerning
Aquatic Nuisance Species
Review Draft (2004)
Strategic Action Plan For Invasive Species
Lake Powell, National Park Service
Policy for Fishing Tournaments & other Special Use Permits
State Regulations for Fishing Tournaments
Letter to Tournament Organizers
More Regulations Coming Soon...
All forms and documents are presented in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)
format. You will need the Adobe Acrobat reader (available for
free) in order to view and print these forms. Please visit Adobe.com
for the latest download.