Boat Safety & Links

Boating safety is an issue for private lakes. 

Learn more about the topic at the Nebraska Game and Parks Boating Safety Web Site.

Find boating safety classes at

Get your Nebraska boating license at
*Anyone born after December 31, 1985 is required to successfully complete a Boating Safety Course and possess a course certificate while operating a boat or personal watercraft.


Or visit one of these other sites with great boating safety information:  (Great stuff for kids.)  (Great kids site!)

We offer this collection of links as a service to our members.  The NLA is not responsible for, nor does it endorse, the content of the following sites.  If you feel a site is inappropriate for inclusion on our site, please notify the webmaster.

Invasive Species:

Nebraska Invasive Species Project Website

Nebraska Department of Agriculture - Noxious Weed Program

NE Weed Control Association

Invasive Plant Guides

Book - Invasive Plants of the Upper Midwest: An Illustrated Guide to Their Identification and Control

Sites with topics on Zebra Mussels: 

Dont Move a Mussel - How to Control the Spread on Trailered Watercraft

100th Meridian Initiative - Cooperative Effort to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Mussels

Protect Your Waters - Simple and Elaborate Techniques to Check and Clean Vessels for Invaders

Lake Management




All About Lakes  
Cerexagri Aquatic Weed Control
Clean-Flo Aeration/Cleaning Lakes

Environmental Protection Avency (EPA) Drinking Water Septic Systems
Lower Platte River Corridor Alliance Water Quality Issues
North American Lake Management Society National Lake Mgmt. Society
Natural Habitats Lake Management
Neb Dept of Ec. Dev.  Tourism & Travel NRD Recreational Areas
Neb. G&P  Outdoors Boat & Fishing Regulations
Nebraska Dept of Environmental Quality Water Quality, Algae
Nebraska Dept of Health & Human Services Water Quality, Algae
Nebraska Lake Management Lake Management
Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation National Activities

People Management




National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Boating Laws
National Fishing & Boating Week National Boating Activities
Personal Watercraft Industry Association (PWIA) PWC Association
US Coast Guard Ofc of Boating Safety Boating Safety, Federal
Nebraska Game & Parks Boating Section State Boating Laws and Classes
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