Recreational Boating AIS Prevention Programs

Outreach: New York


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Implementation of a state/province-wide outreach campaign

Protect Your Waters!

Consistency of messaging with best management practices

Clean, Drain, Dry

Ongoing, “passive” outreach resources for boaters

Standard boat launch signs are installed at every public boat launch

Temporary, targeted outreach to boaters

Watercraft stewards offer Clean, Drain, Dry keytainers and towels.

Outreach to associated audiences and industries

NYS DEC staff have met with boat manufacturers to discuss designing boats that are easier to clean and have less “nooks and crannies”