It’s the law! Clean Boating in NYS

hydrilla-boatNew York’s new Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations – reasonable precautions for boaters prior to launch (Part 576) – took effect on May 25, 2016! The purpose of this regulation is to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. In order to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species, reasonable precautions (such as removing visible plant or animal matter, washing, draining or drying boats/trailers/equipment) must be taken by persons launching watercraft or floating docks into public waterbodies.
To view the Express Terms of Part 576 regulations, check out the NYSDEC website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/104431.html

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