The Pesticide Control Program protects public health and the environment through regulation of pesticide use, sale, and distribution in Alaska.
*For complaints regarding pesticides, please see our How to Report a Pesticide Problem fact sheet or contact us at 800-478-2577 (in state).
Many uses of pesticides require the applicator to be certified and licensed with the State. For more information, please see our Certification and Training page.
Permits & IPM
US Fish & Wildlife Service has applied to DEC to apply herbicides to control invasive Reed Canary Grass in the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge near Juneau. DEC is soliciting public comments for this application through May 11, 2016.
DNR Division of Agriculture has applied to DEC to apply herbicides to control
invasive elodea in Chena Lank, Chena Slough, and Totchaket Slough in the Fairbanks area DEC is soliciting public comments for this application through June 2, 2016.
For more information see the Public Notice
- 2016 Spring Newsletter
- Regulating Pesticide Use in Alaska
- Choosing an Insecticide for Bed Bugs
- How to Use Homeowner Pesticides Safely
- Who Needs to Be A Certified Applicator?