New Plane Stickers Aim to Halt Invasive Species 

All seaplanes that use Maine waters are now required to carry a “lake and river protection” sticker.The program is part of an effort to bring attention to the threats invasive plants pose to lakes and ponds in our state.The sticker reads: “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers – Preserve Maine’s Waters.” The sticker costs $20. You can order it online at, or at most of the department’s license agents.Proceeds from sticker sales fund the invasive aquatic species program.