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Aquatic Invasive Species

Zebra Mussels

Aquatic invasive species (AIS)

Why should I care?

Aquatic invasive species infestations impact the economy and the environment. They can:

In Washington, it is against the law to transport aquatic weeds, zebra mussels, or other aquatic invasive species.

How do aquatic invasive species enter our lakes and streams?

What can I do to help?

When boating on Lake Whatcom remember to:
Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! Clean, drain, and dry before launching and before leaving.

Do not release pets, aquatic plants, or aquarium water into the wild.

Species of concern

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M 8/24/2015

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