Recreational Users

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Michigan Boating Laws and Responsibilities - The DNR’s handbook of Michigan’s boating laws and regulations.  For more information on Boating in Michigan visit the

DNR’s website.

Report All Poaching (RAP) - The Report All Poaching (RAP), is a service for the public to report wrong doings to the Natural Resources of Michigan.

Ethics, Etiquette, and the River Recreationalist - this list of helpful tips on how to enjoy water recreation both safely and politely is from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks service.

Clean Boats, Clean Waters - Information on what boaters can do to minimize the risk of transporting invasive species.

Keep our waters Great! Don’t dump your bait - Information about Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) and tips on how to prevent the spread of VHS.

Eurasian Water Milfoil - Information about preventing the spread of this invasive species.

Recreation opportunities