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Clean, Drain, Dry Your Boat and Gear

Protect New York's waters from aquatic invasive species--clean, drain, and dry your boat and gear. Use boat wash stations, if available, and inspect your gear to keep lakes, rivers, and ponds clean.

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Get Outdoors and Get Together Day

Join us on Saturday, June 11 for NY's Get Outdoors and Get Together Day. Across New York State, there will be free events to connect people to nature and provide increased access to the outdoors.