Asian Carp

January 7th 2014

Study: Physical Barrier Most Effective Way to Stop Invasive Species from Ravaging Great Lakes, Mississippi River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified physically separating the Mississippi River and Great Lakes watersheds as the most effective way to prevent aquatic invasive species like Asian carp from moving between the two iconic waters. Conservation groups today … Continue reading

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December 24th 2013

Army Corps: Fish Can Breach Chicago Electric Barrier Designed to Repel Invasive Species

Fish can breach an electric barrier in a Chicago canal designed to keep invasive species like Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, according to a new report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The report, released late Friday, … Continue reading

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December 11th 2012

Individual Asian carp likely in the Great Lakes but expert says there is time to prevent a massive invasion

Asian carp expert Lindsay Chadderton says he is convinced that a small number of live Asian carp are in western Lake Erie and southern Lake Michigan. Despite that dire news, Chadderton said there is still time to prevent the menacing … Continue reading

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September 12th 2012

Speaker: Voters should make Asian carp an election issue

Jobs and the economy may dominate discussions about the 2012 election, but one conservation leader said Great Lakes residents should make Asian carp part of the political dialogue. Erin McDonough, executive director of Michigan United Conservation Clubs, said voters should … Continue reading

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February 29th 2012

Coalition members discuss Great Lakes Days 2012

There are many reasons why people attend Great Lakes Days. Check out these videos to see a few:  

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