RESTRICTED ACTIVITY: Lake Minnewanka reservoir boat restriction
Issued: June 07, 2021
RESTRICTED ACTIVITY: Lake Minnewanka Reservoir Motorized Watercraft 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 motorized watercraft at Lake Minnewanka Reservoir is a "Restricted Activity." Any motorized watercraft that been in waters outside Alberta or British Columbia in the last 30 days must undergo a Parks Canada or provincial watercraft inspection, and possess a valid inspection BEFORE launching into Lake Minnewanka.
WHERE: Lake Minnewanka reservoir
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: 2021-06-07
End date: Until further notice
Dave McDonough, Superintendent, Banff Field Unit