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Spotlights

  • Nevada Department of Wildlife.
    The Nevada aquatic invasive species (AIS) decal requirement became effective Jan 1, 2013 through approval from the Nevada State Legislature in 2011. The AIS decal requirement was established to prevent the spread of harmful aquatic species threatening Nevada's waterways.
  • Nevada Department of Wildlife.
    If you transport a watercraft on any public highway in Nevada, you are now required to have your drain plugs, drain valves and any other removable device used to control the draining of water removed and open while transporting the vessel. The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners approved the changes in an effort to lessen the transport and introduction of aquatic invasive species from one waterbody to another.

State Specific Threats

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Partnership

Truckee Meadows Weed Coordinating Group.
Lake Tahoe Basin Weed Coordinating Group.
Tahoe Resource Conservation District; Tahoe Regional Planning Agency; DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Watercraft are the largest vectors for spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS), such as quagga and zebra mussels into new waterways, making boat inspections a vital aspect of protecting Lake Tahoe and other nearby water bodies.

Federal Government

USDA. FS. Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

State and Local Government

Nevada Department of Wildlife.
Nevada Division of Forestry.
Nevada Department of Agriculture.

Academic

University of Nevada - Reno. Cooperative Extension.
University of Nevada - Reno. Cooperative Extension.

Professional

Tahoe Resource Conservation District.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.
Las Vegas Wash Coordination Committee.