On this busiest week of the boating season, all the Great Lakes states and Canadian provinces are doing stepped-up inspections to make sure laws are followed to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Adam Doll with the D-N-R says in Minnesota, county law enforcement officers are participating and…

“Conservation officers are out this week as well.   They’re doing I guess what would be a saturation of officers this week, out enforcing A-I-S laws.”

For information on how to properly clean your watercraft to avoid spreading invasive species, go to the Minnesota D-N-R’s website.