Stop invasive species boater pathways

Stop invasive species boater pathways

FOCA encourages you to write in support of the regulation of the movement of watercraft between waterbodies, as part of the Province of Ontario's proposed revisions to the Invasive Species Act (on the Environmental Registry of Ontario: ERO 019-3465).

FOCA supports the principles of the "Clean, Drain, Dry" protocol, to prevent the spread of invasive species between waterbodies due to boating pathways. The proposed revisions to the Invasive Species Act will help protect waterways and maintain thriving waterfronts for coming generations. 

You can read FOCA's letter submission to the ERO in support of the regulation of the movement ...

FOCA encourages you to write in support of the regulation of the movement of watercraft between waterbodies, as part of the Province of Ontario's proposed revisions to the Invasive Species Act (on the Environmental Registry of Ontario: ERO 019-3465).

FOCA supports the principles of the "Clean, Drain, Dry" protocol, to prevent the spread of invasive species between waterbodies due to boating pathways. The proposed revisions to the Invasive Species Act will help protect waterways and maintain thriving waterfronts for coming generations. 

You can read FOCA's letter submission to the ERO in support of the regulation of the movement of watercraft between waterbodies: FOCA's letter (download PDF, 2 pages).

FOCA posts related information about invasive species here: https://foca.on.ca/invasive-species/

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Support the Invasive Species Act revisions

Using FOCA's letter template below as a guide, personalize your own email message to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Fish and Wildlife Policy Branch, in support of the proposed revisions to the Invasive Species Act to regulate the movement of watercraft between Ontario waterbodies to prevent the spread of invasive species. (ERO 019-3465)

 

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Remember to personalize your letter and/or email subject line, to improve the chances of getting a personal response.

For example: you might let the Public Input Coordinator know what waterbody your residence is located on, how long you and your family have been there, and why water quality matters to you.