Category Archives: Invasive Species

Asian carp DNA found near Lake Michigan

Leonard N. Fleming, The Detroit News Published 9:42 p.m. ET May 19, 2019 The DNA of six Asian carp were detected in Illinois just a few miles from the shore of Lake Michigan, sounding alarm bells among those hoping to … Continue reading

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Carp Concerns: Standing Room Only At West Ky. Congressional Hearing

By Nicole Erwin • Jul 30, 2018 Standing room only at a Congressional hearing on Asian carp at the Lyon County Convention Center. Credit Nicole Erwin/WKMS   A congressional hearing on the growing problem of invasive Asian Carp in Kentucky … Continue reading

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New Toxin for Feral Swine

By Joshua Rapp Learn The Wildlife Society Posted on October 23, 2015 Feral swine are one of the most difficult invasive species to eradicate in North America. The pigs (Sus scrofa), first introduced from Europe, are intelligent enough to avoid … Continue reading

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A Shifting Approach to Saving Endangered Species

  By ERICA GOODE OCT. 5, 2015 Science A male greater sage grouse performed mating rituals for a female grouse, not pictured, on a lake outside Walden, Colo. Credit David Zalubowski/Associated Press When the Obama administration announced last month that … Continue reading

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Asian carp DNA found in Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan waters for first time

By Dan Egan of the Journal Sentinel Nov. 5, 2013  For the first time, Asian carp DNA has turned up in Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan waters, the state Department of Natural Resources reported Tuesday. The single positive water sample for the … Continue reading

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