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Clean, Drain, and Dry

All watercraft with ballasts will need to be decontaminated prior to launching. Decontaminations are only available by appointment, please contact us to make arrangements.

The need for inspections at Lake Tahoe

Watercraft are the largest source for spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS) into new waterways. Mandatory inspections stop aquatic invasive species, such as quagga mussels, BEFORE they enter the water. Please do your part to protect Lake Tahoe and plan ahead for mandatory boat inspections. Invasive species have devastating environmental and economic impacts on industries, communities, and native species populations. Most invasive species do not have predators to keep their populations in balance and, once introduced, are difficult if not impossible to eradicate. What is AIS? Read more here!

3 Steps Closer to Fun!

 

Clean, Drain, and Dry

The need for inspections at Lake Tahoe

Watercraft, are the largest source for spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS) into new waterways. Mandatory inspections stop aquatic invasive species, such as quagga mussels, BEFORE they enter the water. Please do your part to protect Lake Tahoe and plan ahead for mandatory boat inspections. Invasive species have devastating environmental and economic impacts on industries, communities, and native species populations. Most invasive species do not have predators to keep their populations in balance and, once introduced, are difficult if not impossible to eradicate.

News & Updates

Clean, Drain, Dry Message is Working

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – As Lake Tahoe watercraft inspections shift to winter operations, inspectors report intercepting far fewer vessels this year with aquatic invasive species (AIS) onboard. They credit improvements to the program as part of the reason. The Tahoe...

Non-motorized watercraft can spread invasive species into Lake Tahoe

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Cheyanne Neuffer cneuffer@tahoercd.org Inspections are required for powerboats, here is what is different about kayaks, paddleboards or electric surfboards Lake Tahoe, CA/NV - As summer in the Tahoe Basin begins to ramp up, boating does as well....

Interstate Boat Hauler Hotline Helps Protect Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV — Boat transporters can call a new aquatic invasive species (AIS) hotline when planning to haul vessels across state lines to prevent the spread of invasive species and to help them with the watercraft inspection process. Transporters headed for Lake...

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