Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Course
AIS Awareness Course New
Question 1 of 7
Eurasian watermilfoil has NOT been found growing in any lake in Whatcom County.
Question 2 of 7
Zebra and quagga mussels impact
Making beaches and swimming areas hazardous and uninviting by covering them with sharp mussel shells
Damaging boats and equipment
Damaging piers and docks
All of the above
Question 3 of 7
Aquatic invasive plants have been found to be growing in Lake Whatcom.
Question 4 of 7
Adult quagga and zebra mussels can survive out of the water for up to 30 days.
Question 5 of 7
Aquatic invasive species can cause long-term taste and odor issues in drinking water supplies.
Question 6 of 7
If you have a non-motorized, hand-carried boat (kayak, canoe) do you need a permit to launch on Lake Whatcom or Lake Samish?
Yes – they are included in the AIS Boat Inspection Program
No – they are exempt from the AIS Boat Inspection Program
Question 7 of 7
By educating all Whatcom County boaters and residents, the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program aims to protect:
Just Lake Whatcom
Just Lake Samish
Just Lake Padden
All Whatcom County lakes