Generally, you may not transport aquatic plants or prohibited invasive species in Minnesota without a permit.
You may use one of the following general permits if you own a boat or equipment that requires transport to a location away form the water access for cleaning, repair, or storage. You may also use one of the following general permits if you are a shoreland owner transporting aquatic plants to a disposal location.
If you need to transport construction equipment with prohibited invasive species attached, please use General Permit 2015-005 and read Best Practices for Prevention of Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species.
There are no fees for these permits.
Kelly Pennington, Invasive Species Coordinator, 651-259-5131