Clean Boats, Clean Waters provides tools such as educational materials, mobile boat washing units, mini grants and resources to organizations big and small to conduct boater outreach. Clean Boats, Clean Waters is a joint effort between Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and is currently funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species is easy
- CLEAN boats, trailers and equipment.
- DRAIN live wells, bilges, ballast tanks, and all water by pulling drain plugs.
- DRY boats and equipment.
- DISPOSE of unwanted bait in the trash.
Learn how to identify and report aquatic invasive species through the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network.
Aquatic Invasive Species News from MSU Extension
Published on November 6, 2020
Continue to be inspired by Michigan’s natural beauty by participating in our virtual programs.
Published on September 2, 2020
Learn how to identify and report invasive species through a new FREE online, self-paced course.
Published on July 28, 2020
Celebrate lakes appreciation month by expanding your lake knowledge.
Published on June 24, 2020
Organizations across the Great Lakes have teamed up to remind boaters and anglers to clean, drain, and dry their equipment.