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...ducation. Passive education programs including signs and decals should be updated frequently to reflect current laws. Furthermore, signs are cost effective and easily understood methods for education. Their message should clarify intent for conservation goals and outline in clear language current regulations applying to a specific waterbody. Decals and information regarding AIS programs should be widely distributed and printed on material including licenses and boat launches. Additional signage should be implemented at access sites, where highly visible and easily interpreted, multilingual recommendations will inform any waterbody user. Recognizing how AIS cannot move without help from people, my recommendation is directed at educating individuals through comprehensive distribution of material, accompanied with frequent updates and reminders to obey all regulations.
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