Zebra Mussel

Spot the stripes, stop the spread.

Avoiding Fines

There are provincial and federal laws in place to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS). To avoid fines and help protect our waterways, always do the following:



Leaving a Control Zone

When leaving a control zone, an area in which aquatic invasive species have been found or are expected to spread, in addition to the above, you must do the following:


Decontamination options:



Not complying with the above may result in fines.

For detailed information on how to decontaminate items, go to: http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/stopais/help/step.html

To see a map of the control zones: http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/stopais/help/control_zone.html

AIS laws may from differ from province to province, and in the United States. If you're taking watercraft across borders, check here for regulations in the area you're visiting: http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/stopais/legislation_can.html