Asian carp

Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee, Flickr

Silver carp DNA was discovered in the Fox River, a tributary of Lake Michigan.

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.

Nerissa Michaels, Illinois River Biological Station

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.

Army Corps of Engineers

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

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

Researchers are analyzing water samples from rivers that feed into the Great Lakes.