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Courtesy boat inspections

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Illinois CPOs will conduct courtesy boat inspections from 1-3 p.m. Sunday.

Local sites are Chain of Lakes SP boat ramp, Alsip boat launch, Des Plaines CA and North Point Marina.

The complete release from the IDNR is below:

IDNR Conservation Police to Conduct Courtesy Boat Inspections

Inspections will take place at several sites on Sunday, May 17th

SPRINGFIELD - As a kick off to National Safe Boating Week, May 17th - 23rd, The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police will be holding courtesy boat inspections for the public Sunday, May 17. Conservation police officers will be checking watercrafts for proper registration, availability of personal floatation devices (PFDs), make sure lights are in working order, among other things. Citations will not be issued for any violations found during this time.

Courtesy boat inspections will be held from 1-3 p.m. at the following locations:

Region 1
Martin Park, Rockford
Sunset Park (18th Ave. side), Rock Island
Detweiller Park, Peoria

Region 2
Chain of Lakes State Park boat ramp, Spring Grove
Alsip boat launch, Alsip
Des Plaines Conservation Area, Wilmington
North Point Marina, Winthrop Harbor

Region 3
Clinton Lake - Mascoutin boat ramp, Dewitt

Region 4
Grafton public boat ramp, Grafton
Eldon Hazlet State Park-Apache boat ramp, Carlyle
Lake Springfield- Lindsay Bridge boat launch, Springfield

Region 5
Lake Sara Marina, Effingham

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