I've heard a lot about pesky weeds in Idaho over the years. However, I was surprised to read the statistics in a recent Post Register article picked up by the Spokesman-Review.
Many of Idaho's wildlife management plans have sections dedicated to weeds as a habitat threat. I know that I'll be looking for additional information so that I'm personally not inadvertently spreading noxious weeds. I'll start with Idaho Department of Agriculture's Noxious Weed Program.
Salmon anglers flocked to the Salmon and Little Salmon rivers near Riggins, ID in 2015.
A youth fisherman had a toothy surprise while fishing in Idaho. An illegally released Pacu was caught on his worm.
Please do not release exotic animals into the wild.
View the story from KBOI: Pirhanna-like Fish Caught in Lake Lowell
06/12/2015 10:00 pm MDT
Voles in an area west of Caldwell, near Idaho highway 19, are believed to have died from plague.
Please follow the safety tips on this page if you are near the affected regions.
If you have seen dead rodents, we need your help. Large groups of any animals (including voles, ground squirrels, or other rodents) should be reported online. Our online reporting form is the best way to get accurate information to our biologic field teams. The reports are monitored closely and frequently.
The pathogen that causes plague, Yersinia pestis, often is spread through fleas.