Tag Archives: Asian carp

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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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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#BestAndWorstMomentsOf2013

Sitting at the breakfast table the other day with the kids, I asked them what was their best moment of 2013.  As I sat and listened to them think about all the things they are proud of, or experienced over … 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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New Poll: Minnesotans Support Action on Asian Carp

Minnesota is heralded as The Land of 10,000 Lakes.  This is no exaggeration; there are 11, 842 lakes over 10 acres in size.  Not to mention the vast, deep and cold Lake Superior.  Those waters, together with forests, parks, and … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Governors Unite To Protect Great Lakes

This past weekend, I joined several business, conservation, and industry leaders at the Great Lakes Governors summit on Mackinac Island, Michigan.  Our setting was the historic Grand Hotel which provided a fresh venue overlooking the Straits of Mackinac.  Clearly, this … Continue reading

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