Tag Archives: Minnesota Conservation Federation

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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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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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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Stopcarp.org

http://stopcarp.org/ A coalition of conservation organizations that includes National Wildlife Federation, Minnesota Conservation Federation, Minnesota Trout Unlimited, and others just launched a new site dedicated to preventing Asian carp from invading Minnesota’s treasured rivers and lakes. Find the latest information … Continue reading

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