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Certified Boater for Tiber Reservoir offered

Announcement comes as first mussel-fouled boat detected in inspection


Last updated 3/25/2021 at 11:25am

Staff and wire report

With the first mussel-fouled boat already detected in Montana as watercraft inspections begin, officials are notifying boaters that certified boater training for Tiber Reservoir is available online from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Watercraft inspections have become a key component for trying to prevent invasive species from coming to Montana’s waterways since invasive mussel larvae were found in Tiber Reservoir and a suspected detection, never confirmed, was made in Canyon Ferry Reservoir in 2016.

Mussels have not been confirmed since then, and watercraft in...

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