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Become a Natural State Defender
Pledge to Stop Invasive Species in the Natural State
Invasive species threaten our native ecosystems and natural resources. But YOU can protect the places you love by pledging to prevent new invasions and stop the spread of existing ones.
When you take the Pledge to stop invasive species, you agree to:
- CLEAN your boots, equipment, and vehicle before entering or leaving a recreation site.
- DRAIN bilge, ballast, and any other water before leaving the area.
- DRY equipment completely before launching a new body of water.
- CHECK your vehicle for potential hitchhikers before leaving the area.
- AVOID moving through areas with invasive weed infestations.
- PLANT NATIVE to improve native ecosystem health.
- BURN locally collected or certified firewood. Don't move firewood.
- REPORT SUSPECT INVASIVES send a photo to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (501) 225-1598.
Arkansas Invasive Species resources