Officials say five invasive bighead carp have been caught in the St. Croix River in the past week, just south of Stillwater. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it’s the farthest upstream that bighead carp have been found in the St. Croix, and it’s about 7 miles north of the previous point.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says invasive carp have been found in the Mississippi River near Cottage Grove. The agency says commercial fishermen under contract with the DNR netted two adult invasive carp in Pool 2 Thursday.
Researchers with the Department of Natural Resources turned to the Asian carp’s cousin Wednesday in a quest to see if the fish can breach our locks and dams.
Carp, wolves, moose, copper and sand will be high on the agenda as the Minnesota Legislature tackles environmental and outdoor issues this session.
A barrier using sound, bubbles and flashing lights is the most viable option for deterring Asian carp from moving up the Mississippi River from downtown Minneapolis into other Minnesota streams and lakes, according to a state-commissioned engineering report released Thursday.
A state-commissioned study says a barrier using sound, bubbles and lights would be the most viable option from deterring Asian carp from moving up the Mississippi River from downtown Minneapolis.
Police are looking for the person who damaged three police vehicles overnight using, among other things, dead carp.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and two other schools will use a $2 million grant to develop robotic boats that track radio-tagged carp.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said a virus is to blame for the killing of 200-300 Minnehaha Creek carp in June.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it might need to increase the voltage on the electric barrier built to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.