Invader species such as whirling disease, zebra mussels, eurasian water milfoil and purple loosestrife have been found in Saskatchewan or pose a real threat of becoming established here.
Aquatic invasive species (AIS) threaten aquatic habitats, fisheries and valuable recreational resources. They can spread through water or by attaching to watercraft, related equipment and gear, and aquatic plants.
You can help stop the spread by remembering to practice: CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY
Before returning home from out of province, coming to visit or moving between waters within the province – please follow these important steps to help protect Saskatchewan waters.
And remember to DISPOSE of all unwanted bait in the trash. Never release leftover leeches or crayfish, aquarium pets, plants or water into our lakes, rivers or wetlands.
Report any sightings to the nearest Ministry of Environment office or call the TIP Line 1-800-667-7561.