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Conservation is the #1 goal of the
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program. This program is co-managed with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The program is funded by:
Revenue pays for education, outreach, and law enforcement. It also funds inspection stations (managed by ODFW) on main roadways near our borders.
We are protecting Oregon's waterways from a most significant environmental threat. Prevention efforts will help prevent aquatic invaders from out-competing native species. If aquatic invaders like zebra or quagga mussels gain a foothold, they remove nutrients from the water that fish and other native organisms need to survive. These species represent another roadblock to salmon survival and harm restoration efforts.
Clean Marina program is voluntary and focuses on marinas, boatyards, yacht clubs, and floating home moorages. Facilities that adopt and use best management practices to improve water quality and promote a cleaner marine environment can qualify for certification. Certified marinas have:
The Clean Boater Program is a voluntary education program that shows boaters how to lower their impact on habitat, and water quality. There are also suggestions on how to extend the useful life of their boat investment. Take the
Pledge to be a Clean Boater. Ready to get started? Check out the
Clean Boater Guide.
Clean Marina Program
Abandoned/Derelict Vessel Program
Marine Sanitation Devices
Foam Encapsulation for Floating Structures
Find FREE Pumpouts, Dump Stations, and Floating Restrooms in Oregon and help keep sewage out of our waterways
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