Asian Carp

Asian Carp - file photo
U.S. Geological Survey

There’s a long wish list of Great Lakes projects and advocates want federal money to help pick up the tab. Gary Wilson who reports for greatlakesnow.org says that will mean political battles over who pays and how much.


Asian Carp - file photo
U.S. Geological Survey

(Great Lakes Today) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a study Monday detailing the best ways to prevent Asian carp from getting into the Great Lakes. 

Asian Carp - file photo
U.S. Geological Survey

An Asian carp was caught recently in a place where it shouldn’t be – beyond an electric barrier meant to keep the species out of Lake Michigan and the rest of the Great Lakes. Now, a researcher at Southern Illinois University is trying to figure out just how it got there.


Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) If you want to win 700-thousand dollars, you might be in luck. If you know how to keep invasive carp out of the Great Lakes. 

Chuck Quirmbach / Wisconsin Public Radio

Researchers are trying to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. And Lake Michigan near Chicago is on the front line of that fight. But budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump could limit their work. 


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