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Unauthorized Introductions

Unauthorized Introductions

Unauthorized Introductions  Home 9 Category: Pathways Did You Know? Transporting live fish (except for live bait) in Ontario is illegal and has the potential to harm ecosystems if those live fish found their way into a new lake. Introducing new fish...
Trail Use

Trail Use

Trail Use  Home 9 Category: Pathways Did You Know? Hiking and biking along recreational trails can be a lot of fun, but also has the potential to spread invasive plants and their seeds. Studies have shown that trails act as a pathway for spread of...
Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving  Home 9 Category: Pathways Scuba Diving as a Pathway Freshwater aquatic nuisance species, such as zebra mussels, spiny water flea, fish hook water flea and Eurasian watermilfoil, can unintentionally be transported from one body of water to...
Pet Release

Pet Release

Pet Release  Home 9 Category: Pathways Pet Release as a Pathway Owning an aquarium can be an exciting and enjoyable pastime. Many aquarium and pet stores sell beautiful exotic species that are wonderful when viewed through the glass of an aquarium....
Movement of Wood

Movement of Wood

Movement of Wood  Home 9 Category: Pathways Moving Wood as a Pathway Diseases and insects that are deadly to trees and forests in Ontario can be transported on firewood. Wooden shipping pallets are used to package and support shipments of goods from...
Live Fish Food

Live Fish Food

Live Fish Food  Home 9 Category: Pathways Live Fish Food as a Pathway Many markets in Ontario offer fresh live seafood and fish. Unfortunately, some of the species available for sale have the potential to survive if they were to successfully invade a lake...