New boat inspection station opens in Kalispell

Posted at 7:23 AM, May 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-21 09:23:06-04

KALISPELL – Boaters have an additional opportunity to help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species with the opening of another watercraft inspection station in Kalispell.

Jesco Marine & Power Sports on U.S. Highway 93 South, is hosting an AIS inspection station that is open on weekends and operated by Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes personnel. The station is open Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. from now through Labor Day.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks also hosts an AIS inspection station at its regional headquarters in Kalispell, at 490 N. Meridian, from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Additional watercraft inspection stations are open across Montana. Click here for a full list and map, along with other information.