Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

Boat carrying aquatic invasive species spotted near Manitoba border

Jul 22, 2020 | 9:35am

Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment inspectors intercepted a boat that was contaminated with invasive mussels during an inspection on July 3rd. The boat, which was purchased outside of the province, was checked at an inspection station on Highway 16, near the Manitoba border. When the mussels were found, the owner was informed, and the boat was […]

Saskatchewan residents can fish for free this weekend

Jul 10, 2020 | 1:41pm

People visiting Saskatchewan lakes this weekend will be able to fish without a license as part of the province’s annual free fishing weekend. Sport fishing specialist for the Ministry of Environment, Murray Koob, says that the weekend, part of National Fishing Week, is aimed at encouraging people to get out and enjoy the province’s lakes. […]

Officials catch zebra mussels at Sask- U.S. border

May 29, 2020 | 11:42am

Canada Border Services intercepted a boat from the U.S. carrying zebra mussels into Saskatchewan at the end of March. The incident marked the first discovery of aquatic invasive species at a provincial boat inspection this year. CBSA officers identified the boat owned by Canadian travellers as high-risk at the port of Regway. Due to COVID-19 […]