Recreational Boating AIS Prevention Programs

Reporting and Evaluation


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Reporting and evaluation are critical components of prevention programs, as they allow managers to make decisions about what aspects of the program are working well and where approaches could be improved. This category examines if the relevant management agency regularly reports on and evaluates their recreational boating AIS prevention program.

Status of Program Components by Jurisdiction

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Evaluation of program effectiveness/efficiency
Adaptive management decision-making for program activities
Evaluation of pathway risk to support programs
Regulatory: Watercraft inspection/decontamination staff are required to report levels of compliance to the relevant state/provincial agency

Italicized program components are regulatory