Minnesota waters are threatened by aquatic invasive species (AIS). Invasive species are species that are not native to Minnesota and cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health. Carlton County and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are committed to three core principles:
It is the intent of this program to comply with all the requirements in Minnesota Statutes section 84D.105 and in the DNR Watercraft Inspection Program procedures and manuals.
For more details see the Carlton County Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan (PDF).