Category Archives: Asian Carp

Asian carp and old Chicago waterways

  March 7, 2017 University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences   For more than 100 years, the Illinois-Michigan Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, and the Cal-Sag Canal have connected the Great Lakes and Mississippi … Continue reading

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Midwest Region Receives President’s Award from the Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

MAFWA President Ed Boggess along with Service Midwest Regional Director Tom Melius; Deputy Regional Director Charlie Wooley, Assistant Director for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Hannibal Bolton, Migratory Birds and State Programs Assistant Regional Director Dave Scott, and Midwest Wildlife … 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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Groups raise alarms, but Illinois DNR downplays development

By Lee Bergquist of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 19, 2013 Environmental groups expressed alarm on Monday after detailing new evidence in Illinois that spawning Asian carp have been found nearly 100 miles upstream from their previous spawning sites. The … 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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