Boaters: Remember to "clean, drain, dry" this summer
June 28, 2019
The summer boating season in Montana has begun, and more than 24,000 watercraft have already been inspected at aquatic invasive species inspection stations around the state. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and partner organizations operate more than 30 watercraft inspections stations to ensure boats launching on Montana waters are free of aquatic invasive species like zebra and quagga mussels.
Boaters transporting motorized or non-motorized watercraft are required to stop at stations they encounter, as directed by signs. In addition, boaters must seek out an inspection prior to launching if...