Author: Kie Relyea [The Bellingham Herald]
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — People putting their boats into Lake Whatcom or Lake Samish this boating season must first have them inspected as part of ongoing efforts to keep harmful shellfish and other non-native species out of the lakes.
The Whatcom Boat Inspection Program starts Saturday, April 25, when inspection stations open.
Inspections and aquatic invasive species permits are once again required for all watercraft launching at the lakes this year, including non-motorized boats such as canoes and kayaks.
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