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. 

WRVO

(Oswego, New York) Historically high water levels on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River are presenting the shipping industry with both challenges and opportunities. 


Ambassador Bridge linking Detroit and Windsor - file photo
iStock/Diane Labombarbe / iStrock Photo

(Great Lakes Today-Montreal) Mayors across the region, in both Canada and the U.S., are banding together against climate change. 

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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