Recreational Boating AIS Prevention Programs

Outreach: Ontario


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Program component has not yet been implemented in this jurisdiction

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Implementation of a state/province-wide outreach campaign

Clean, Drain, Dry campaign messaging is used in Ontario

Consistency of messaging with best management practices

Clean, Drain, Dry

Ongoing, “passive” outreach resources for boaters

Billboards and boat ramp signs are both present in Ontario

Temporary, targeted outreach to boaters

Targeted outreach is conducted during the annual regional AIS Landing Blitz focused on preventing the spread of AIS through the recreational boating pathway. Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters staff speak with boaters at boat ramps during the event, educating them about AIS prevention efforts and how to effectively reduce spread through cleaning, draining, and drying boats

Outreach to associated audiences and industries