RESTRICTED ACTIVITY: Lake Minnewanka reservoir boat restriction

Issued: May 11, 2017

Issued 2017-05-11 (YYYY-MM-DD)

Time 10:14:08

Restricted activity:

Lake Minnewanka Boat Restriction

WHAT: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, of the Canada National Parks Act, the following activity is restricted or prohibited by order of the Superintendent:

Launching a motor boat at Lake Minnewanka Reservoir is a "Restricted Activity". Any motor boats that been been in waters outside Alberta or British Columbia in the last 30 days must undergo a provincial watercraft inspection, and possess a valid inspection BEFORE launching into Lake Minnewanka.

To launch such a vessel without valid proof of inspection is unlawful.

WHERE: Lake Minnewanka

WHY: To reduce the risk of introducing invasive aquatic species into Lake Minnewanka Reservoir.

PENALTY: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000.

Start date: 2017-05-15

End date: Until further notice