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Learn More: Sources and Links About Rotenone

We encourage you to become fully informed about rotenone and its uses in fisheries management. If you have questions about your local fisheries, contact your closest ADF&G office.

One of the best sources to learn more about rotenone is the American Fisheries Society web site. This national professional society runs a Rotenone Stewardship Program. Visit the site for photos of application, manuals, a discussion forum, lists of experts, and more.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the federal agency responsible for pesticides, including rotenone. The re-registration document can be viewed online (PDF) and read more about pesticides in general.

The National Pesticide Information Center is a cooperative program between Oregon State University and the EPA. You can find links to Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), toxicology and active ingredient fact sheets, methods to evaluate pesticide risks, links to laws and regulations, and more on their website.

Read about the State of Utah's treatment of Strawberry Reservoir.

Also, to learn how rotenone can be a valuable tool for removing invasive northern pike, read about the Lake Davis project in California or the Diamond Lake project in Oregon.