Friday, March 4, 2011

Boat Traffic Between Lakes Spreads Invasives

Boaters and fishermen have a direct impact on whether invasive species are spread from one body of water to another. Simple guidelines are: drain your boat; never move live fish; never move live bait or water from bait containers; and clean plants off your boat after removing it from the water and before moving it to another location. A recent survey in Wisconsin shows that the majority of people are following these guidelines to protect our waterways. To learn more about how to protect our waterways click here.