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
The US Air Force has applied to DEC for an amendment to expand the application area of their current permit which allows for pesticide application to control invasive northern Pike on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson. For more information see the Public Notice.
Comments must be received by August 15, 2015. See the public notice for submission information.
DEC has issued an emergency exemption to Department of Natural Resources for invasive elodea control in Lake Hood in Anchorage.
See the Exemption for more information.