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Apr 13, 2021

Biologists use huge nets in Mississippi River to remove carp

The Department of Natural Resources in both Wisconsin and Minnesota are working with federal officials to try a new method to capture and remove invasive carp from the Mississippi River.

Mar 29, 2021

Minnesota, Wisconsin DNR tackle invasive carp on Mississippi

Fisheries crews from Wisconsin and Minnesota plan to gather near La Crosse next month and attempt a new technique to remove invasive carp from the Mississippi River.

Jan 8, 2021

$858M project meant to keep invasive fish out of Great Lakes

Michigan, Illinois and a federal agency have agreed on spending for the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes by strengthening defenses on a Chicago-area waterway, officials said on Thursday.

Nov 5, 2019

Michigan affirms offer to share Asian carp project costs

Michigan says it remains willing to contribute $8 million toward the initial stages of a project to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

Aug 12, 2019

Study: Asian carp could find plenty of food in Lake Michigan

Asian carp are likely to find enough food to spread farther if they establish breeding populations in Lake Michigan, reinforcing the importance of preventing the invasive fish from gaining a foothold, scientists said in a paper released Monday.

Jul 19, 2019

States, provinces discuss cooperation on stopping Asian carp

U.S. states and Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region are looking for ways to cooperate on preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan.

Jul 11, 2019

States, provinces OK plan to protect Great Lakes from carp

U.S. states and Canadian provinces have endorsed a plan to build up defenses on an Illinois waterway in hopes of keeping invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

Jun 19, 2019

Great Lakes states, provinces join forces on invasive species

The eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region have agreed to cooperate on enforcing invasive species laws.

Jun 7, 2019

Great Lakes mayors’ group endorses plan to fight Asian carp

A group representing mayors of cities in the Great Lakes region wants to fortify an Illinois waterway to prevent Asian carp from invading Lake Michigan.

May 21, 2019

Asian carp DNA found in Chicago area near Lake Michigan

Officials say genetic material from Asian carp has been detected near Lake Michigan, but a follow-up search turned up none of the invasive fish.

Feb 15, 2019

Sports groups back plan for keeping carp out of Great Lakes

Hunting and fishing groups are working together to support a plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

Dec 31, 2018

Illinois rejects $8M from Michigan for Asian carp project

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has rejected Michigan's offer of $8 million to support a project to keep invasive carp from establishing themselves in the Great Lakes, saying the money wouldn't be useful for at least 10 years.


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