Boaters are contributing to the increase and reach of invasive species in Ontario.
To keep as much as possible, the introduction of Invasive Species out of the Lake Simcoe Watershed.
If you are going to trailer your boat from another lake to Lake Simcoe, please ensure you do perform the following tasks
Clean any dirt, vegetation, zebra mussels and any other suspicious matter from your boat and live well before leaving the water.
Drain all standing water by pulling the plug in your transom and live well at the boat launch.
Dry your boat for 2-7 days in the sun to remove any suspicious matter you can't see.
To report the sighting of an Invasive Species call the Invasive Hotline at 1-800-563-7711.
For a list of Invasive Species go to www.invasivespeciescentre.ca.
For more information on Invasive Species go to www.ofah.org.