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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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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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Blimey! Carp are Rubbish!

BRILLIANT! new video on the telly by the BBC captures the threat of Asian carp to our Great Lakes – in super slow-mo. Glad to see that the Brits join us Yanks in thinking that carp are a bunch of … 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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Not Blinding me with SCIENCE!

Anyone who knows me well would not call me a scientist.  So, its no surprise that I may be Blinded with Science at times. However, scientist Lindsay Chatterton answers questions about Asian carp in a way that are straight forward, … Continue reading

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