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More than 2,000 AIS inspections conducted over Memorial Day weekend

Although the weather wasn't ideal for outdoor recreation, aquatic invasive species stations around the state conducted more than 2,000 inspections over the Memorial Day weekend.

So far this year, FWP and its partners have inspected 14,000 watercraft, 21 of which were mussel-fouled.

One of those detections happened Saturday when a mussel-fouled boat was intercepted at Wibaux. The boat was a recent purchase and was being commercially transported from Michigan to Seattle. The driver failed to stop at the inspection station and was intercepted by a FWP game warden and required to return to the sta...

 
 
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