Category Archives: Invasive Species

Asian carp study will finally see the light of day

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance…” – James Madison, fourth American president Next Monday August 7th, we will finally gain knowledge. We will gain knowledge of options that federal officials have been studying to protect our Great Lakes from an Asian … Continue reading

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What Will Be Lost if Asian Carp Invade the Great Lakes?

Great Lakes Conservation Groups Launch Video Series on Impact of Asian Carp   You have heard about these invasive Asian carp and how they negatively impact our water and native fish.  You also have heard about what they could do … Continue reading

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Bill Opens Door for Invasive Species

Great Lakes Conservation Groups Denounce Bill Opening Door For Invasive Species Senate Committee Attaches Weakened Ballast Water Standards to Coast Guard Authorization Ann Arbor, MI – Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to weaken Clean Water Act protections that help … Continue reading

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Great Lakes states launch campaign to prevent spread of invasive species

The Great Lakes states of Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota share many of the same boaters and anglers, and now they’re sharing the same message to protect their iconic waters from aquatic invasive species. Check out this quick yet informative spot … Continue reading

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Corps Discounts Thousands of Comments on Asian Carp

The Army Corps of Engineers recently released the results of the public comments on the Great Lakes Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS). As authorized by Congress, GLMRIS set out to “evaluate a range of options and technologies to prevent the … Continue reading

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No Joke: Physical Separation Key to Stopping Carp

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2014 Permanent Solution to Invasive Species Crisis Needs to Remain Priority for Army Corps, States and Congress Only viable solution is to physically separate Great Lakes, Mississippi River basins Chicago – Conservation groups are … Continue reading

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Cheeseheads Find Carp Evidence in Lake Michigan

Reports are coming in that positive evidence of Asian carp was found in Sturgeon Bay near Door County, Wisconsin back in May of 2013. Trying to get more information from wildlife agencies…but its clearly…not good for Cheeseheads and other Great … Continue reading

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One step closer to stopping carp in Minnesota

Date:   October 24, 2013 Coalition Applauds Provisions to Help Fight the Threat of Asian carp in Minnesota waters Statement: “The Stop Carp Coalition thanks Congressman Ellison and Congresswoman McCollum for their efforts in the fight against Asian carp.  With Rep. … Continue reading

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Jurassic Carp

If you haven’t seen the Steven Spielberg directed movie ‘Jurassic Park’, I would suggest you see it.  Its classic summer blockbuster stuff.   Especially good if you have kids that like dinosaurs.  Just tell them it’s not based on a true … Continue reading

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DU Supports Separation to Stop Carp

Ducks Unlimited Inc., Ducks Unlimited Canada support ecological separation of Great Lakes Conservation groups release joint international statement on invasive Asian carp September 9, 2013 MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Sept. 9, 2013 – Ducks Unlimited Inc. (DUI) released a statement this … Continue reading

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