Aquatic Invasive Species Resource Information

California State Parks, Division of Boating & Waterways

Division of Boating & Waterways, Aquatic Invasive Species Program:

  • Invasive Species Reporting phone number: 1-888-326-2822
  • Invasive Species Reporting email:

USDA - Agricultural Research Service

State Water Resources Control Board

Contra Costa County Department of Agriculture

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries West Coast

Boat Cleaning Procedures:

You can prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species using this checklist every time you exit a body of water:

  • Inspect all watercraft and equipment
  • Clean any visible mud, plants, fish or animals from watercraft and equipment
  • Drain all water, including from lower outboard unit, ballast, live-well, buckets, etc.
  • Dry all areas
  • Dispose of debris and live bait in trash