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How You Can Help Stop Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)

To protect Manitoba's waters and valuable aquatic resources from the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) such as Zebra Mussels, you can help:

Learn how the Manitoba government's AIS Regulation pertains to:

Learn how all surface water-users play an important role in protecting our water bodies - year-round - from AIS by learning:

Learn about, and how to comply with, the:

Learn about Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)'s Import Prohibitions and Requirements for Commercial Importers of Aquatic Species and for Travellers Under the (Federal) Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations.

Learn that you require a permit if you want to remove Zebra Mussels from a shoreline such as in front of your cabin. Learn more here.

Do not release any aquarium or water garden plants, animals or water into any Manitoba water body or storm sewer.

Report new AIS sightings to the Aquatic Invasive Species hotline at 1-87-STOP AIS-0 (1-877-867-2470) or online here.

Inform your friends and family on how they can help prevent the spread of AIS.