Recreational Boating AIS Prevention Programs



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Outreach campaigns serve to educate recreational boaters to take appropriate preventative action every time they visit a body of water. This category examines if the relevant management agency implements outreach campaigns designed to educate boaters and encourage responsible behaviors.

Status of Program Components by Jurisdiction

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Program ComponentIndianaMichiganMinnesotaNew YorkOhioOntarioQuébecWisconsin
Implementation of a state/province-wide outreach campaign
Consistency of messaging with best management practices
Ongoing, “passive” outreach resources for boaters
Temporary, targeted outreach to boaters
Outreach to associated audiences and industries

Italicized program components are regulatory