Asian Carp

6:40 am
Tue October 28, 2014

DNR Finds no Asian Carp DNA in Latest Tests on Kalamazoo River

Lead in text: 
Genetic material, but not actual Asian Carp, was found in tests earlier this month
ALLEGAN, MI - The Michigan DNR found no evidence of Asian carp environmental DNA in the most recent samples taken from the Kalamazoo River, the agency announced Monday.
7:45 am
Thu October 9, 2014

No Proof of Live Asian Carp in Kalamazoo River

Lead in text: 
The State Department of Natural Resources is working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on investigation of DNA sample
A third round of testing for Asian carp will resume Wednesday along the Kalamazoo River after the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced genetic material of the highly destructive invasive species was detected for the first time in the river's lower section.
10:50 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Asian Carp DNA Found in Kalamazoo River

Lead in text: 
DNA from silver carp was found in samples taken during July in Allegan County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALLEGAN, MI - Genetic material of Asian carp has been found in samples collected from the Kalamazoo River near Allegan, downstream from Caulkins Dam, said Tammy Newcomb, senior water policy adviser for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The location where the material was found is roughly 20 miles upstream from where the Kalamazoo River flows into Lake Michigan near Saugatuck.
Great Lakes
8:08 am
Thu August 28, 2014

WSW: Progress in Restoring the Great Lakes

File photo
Credit iStock/Elizabeth Quillian

The Campaign Director of Healing our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition says there are many challenges in the Great Lakes, but also great progress. 

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Great Lakes
8:41 am
Mon August 4, 2014

WSW: Does Great Lakes Restoration Need Focus?

South Haven Lighthouse on Lake Michigan
Credit WMUK

In a recent essay for Great Lakes Echo, commentator Gary Wilson wonders if there isn't a better way to approach Great Lakes restoration.

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