Category Archives: Nuisance 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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Wildlife Service, several states appealing ban on wolf season

Efforts underway to overturn court decision barring their hunting or trapping  By Doug Smith Special to the Star Tribune November 28, 2015         Gary Kramer • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service For the first time in four … 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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Upgraded electronic barrier on Chicago canal is part of project

$51.2 million federal plan offered to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp By Lee Bergquist of the Journal Sentinel July 24, 2013 President Barack Obama’s administration unveiled the federal government’s latest efforts on Wednesday to protect the Great Lakes from … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Governors Unite To Protect Great Lakes

Posted on June 3, 2013 by greatlakesoutdoors This past weekend, I joined several business, conservation, and industry leaders at the Great Lakes Governors summit on Mackinac Island, Michigan.  Our setting was the historic Grand Hotel which provided a fresh venue … Continue reading

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