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Preventing the Spread of Aquatic Invasives

Invasive non-native plants, fish, and insects have few or no natural enemies. Consequently, they proliferate and often outcompete native species. That can degrade our native ecosystems.

Recreational boating is one way in which invasive species are inadvertantly introduced into our state's waterways. The following links will help you avoid spreading aquatic invasives.

How to Prevent Spread of Aquatic Invasives 

Connecticut's Aquatic and Wetland Invasive Plant Identification Guide