Asian carp

Environment
6:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Regional Team Maps Out Next Step: Keeping Asian Carp from Populating Great Lakes

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Great Lakes advocates have been fretting for years, about the potential invasion of Asian carp. This week the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee released its updated plan to keep the beast at bay.

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Environment
4:07 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Army Corps: Keeping Great Lakes Free of Asian Carp Could Cost Up to $18 Billion

Asian carp "flying" on the Illinois River overwhelm a boat of onlookers. (Courtesy of University of Wisconsin Sea Grant/Water Resources)
Credit Nerissa Michaels, Illinois River Biological Station

WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence interviews Joel Brammeier, the President & CEO of the Alliance for the Great Lakes.

Milwaukeeans had their chance to voice opinions  on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report on preventing Asian carp from slipping into the Great Lakes; Thursday the Corps heads to Traverse City.

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Environment
5:00 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Can Army Corps Plan Stop Asian Carp?

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The Army Corps of Engineers issued a long-awaited report about ways to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.  

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Environment
1:01 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Scientist: Asian Carp Not a Threat to Lake Michigan

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Lake Effect's Susan Bence interviews UWM professor and researcher John Janssen about Asian carp.

A UWM School of Freshwater Sciences researcher shares his “big picture” view of the state and future of the Great Lakes, particularly Lake Michigan.

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Environment
12:40 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

No Signs of Asian Carp DNA in Lake Michigan Tributary

Asian carp could harm the Great Lakes in a number of ways. They could compete for food with native species. Silver carp can leap out of the water, possibly injuring boaters
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Researchers are analyzing water samples from rivers that feed into the Great Lakes.

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