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Clean your boat after use

Carefully clean your boat after use to reduce the spread of alien invasive species. These species can ruin fishing and other water activities as well as destroy entire habitats. Boat owners accidentally transport invasive weeds, mussels and even fish on their boat hulls and motors.

For more information on issues like this, see the Invaders information on this website.

How can I do this?

By following a simple procedure each time you take your boat out of the water, you can stop aquatic hitchhikers. Being vigilant about your cleaning procedures every time you leave any lake, stream or coastal area is vitally important. Find out the best cleaning procedures at the Stop Aquatic Hitchhikes Program Off-site Link website.


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