Category Archives: Invasive Species

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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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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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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