Tag Archives: Big Head Carp

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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Carp Breed like Mosquitos…Eat like Hogs

Looks like Asian Carp are spawning in more places and under different conditions. Furthering the threat to our Great Lakes, Mississippi and Ohio River basins…

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Cupid…the Carp Slayer?

Don’t worry.  This is not a sappy Valentines Day entry. This week, while sitting at the kitchen table with my kids as they were preparing their Valentines Day cards for their classmates, Cupid came up. As I sat there listening … Continue reading

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Carp Apocalypse

Asian Carp are coming….to a town near you. So,  good and timely news that both Senators from Minnesota are trying to get out ahead of this invasion with some good legislation. Also – thanks to Great Lakes Echo for sharing … Continue reading

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Death by Disco?

Imagine you had the final say on how to stop Asian carp from invading the northern rivers, streams and lakes of Minnesota which trout, walleye, perch, and northerns call home. Now, here are your options to do that: 1) Build … Continue reading

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Courts and Asian Carp: Not like Peas and Carrots

Asian carp and the Courts don’t seem to go together. Case in point: Yesterday, a federal judge threw out a case to stop Asian carp in Chicago from entering the Great Lakes.  This recent ruling is in addition to the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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Carp Politics: Better late than never

Asian Carp is emerging as an election year issue up here in the Great Lakes. In an email last week, Mitt Romney told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “I am outraged that, five years after Congress ordered the Army Corps of … Continue reading

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Wanted: A Great Lakes President

Where do the Presidential candidates stand on Great Lakes Issues?  You decide… Read the below statements from both Obama and Romney and let me know who would be better for our Great Lakes… The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel asked both Obama … Continue reading

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Stop the Carp in the Land of 10,000 Lakes

Minnesota is facing an urgent threat from these jumping carp.  While we know that closing the locks in the Chicago Area is not an option – only permanently separating the Great Lakes from the Mississippi River is – looking to … Continue reading

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