New York DEC Leading the Way in Combining Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers with Clean, Drain, Dry and other online resources

Boats, trailers, waders and other fishing and boating equipment can spread aquatic invasive species from waterbody to waterbody unless properly cleaned, dried or disinfected after use.  Although some invasive species such as water milfoil are readily visible to the human eye, many others are too small to be readily noticed.  Click on the following link to see how the New York Department of Environmental Conservation is taking full advantage of the Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers brand and the tag lines – Clean. Drain. Dry. and other online resources to educate aquatic recreation users about the need to adopt invasive species prevention behaviors.

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers – Be a Good Steward – Clean. Drain. Dry.


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