Tracking regional consistency in regulatory policies to restrict the sale, possession and transport of priority aquatic invasive species.
Tracking regional consistency in regulatory policies used to ensure boaters take specific actions to reduce aquatic invasive species risk.
Tracking results of early detection efforts targeted toward aquatic plant species at priority sites across the Great Lakes Basin.
Early detection efforts at Great Lakes sites with a high risk of new introductions continues to expand across the Basin. Dedicated monitoring efforts for fish and invertebrates are being led by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), with well-established programs in each of the Great Lakes. Access to reports with results of recent USFWS detection efforts can be found here: