AIS law compliance improving but 1 in 5 boaters still in violation
SPICER — Minnesota’s boaters are doing a better job of complying with laws to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species, but there’s still a ways to go.
One in five boaters checked by Minnesota conservation officers at roadside stops last year were found in violation of the state’s AIS laws, according to Lt. Col. Rodmen Smith, assistant director in the Enforcement Division of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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