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Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program

Adirondack Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Program

The Adirondack Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Program, initiated on May 23, 2015, actively addresses the spread of aquatic invasive species and encourages regional stewardship through a combination of boater education and boat inspection & decontamination. The 2016 program is funded through the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, drawing on the resources set aside by the people of New York State in its Environmental Protection Fund. State agencies, lake associations, towns and villages, environmental organizations, The Adirondack Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management and the Paul Smith's College Adirondack Watershed Institute are working together to advance this exciting and innovative program.

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Stewardship Program
Clean Drain Dry
  • CLEAN and remove all visible plants, animals, fish, and mud from your boat, trailer, or other equipment and dispose of in a suitable trash container or on dry land
  • DRAIN water from your bilge, live wells, ballast tanks, and any other locations with water before leaving the launch
  • DRY your boat, trailer, and all equipment completely
News & Events
10/20/2016
Paul Smith's College

Paul Smith's College holds the Fall Career Fair in Sanders Gym from 1:00PM to 4:30PM.  Come by and speak to our AWI...

10/21/2016
Lake Placid

October 21st, 22nd and 23rd: come to Eastern Mountain Sports in Lake Placid to learn about local clubs that love the outdoors...

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The mission of the Adirondack Watershed Institute of Paul Smith's College is to create scientifically-sound knowledge about terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and human relationships with the environment, enhance the educational opportunities available for undergraduate students and to engage the Adirondack Community in ways that facilitate the stewardship of our natural resources.

Adirondack Watershed Institute
Paul Smith's College
P.O. Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0244
Tel: 518-327-6213
Fax: 518-327-6369