If you’re curious about who might have left that silvery slime trail along your walkway, or who might be munching on your garden plants, we have a handful of online resources to help you identify and learn more about the slugs and snails of Oregon. Take a look through these resources to learn more about slug and snail biology, identification and management strategies.

  • The OSU Slug Portal, an informational reference to slugs in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Slugs and Snails in Oregon, an Oregon to common land molluscs and their relatives by Joshua Vlach of the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
  • Got slime? by Rory McDonnell & Robin Rosetta (diggermagazine.com).
  • Slug Control by Rory McDonnell, Nicole Anderson, Clare Sullivan, and Amy Dreves (PNW Insect Management Handbook).