Pull the drain plug: It’s the law!

September 9, 2023

The bill requiring boats to be drained before entering waterbodies is now law! This important bill passed by the Maine Legislature safeguards against microscopic invasives like zebra mussels. The law mandates that boaters drain their boats prior to entering and when preparing to leave launch sites. Learn more from the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife here

Photo: Maine DIFW

This article was included in 30 Mile’s September 2023 newsletter. To view the full newsletter, click here.

Photo Credit: Josh Robbins (Banner)