The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee outlined a $6.5 million plan on Thursday that includes expanding efforts to remove the invasive fish from the Upper Illinois River below a set of electrical barriers meant to keep them from reaching Lake Michigan.
Minnesota is now the second state in the U.S. to use dogs to sniff out zebra mussels.
Researchers studying water samples from the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers for fragments of Asian carp DNA say they found little evidence of bighead and silver carp in Minnesota.
At least some Asian carp probably have found their way into the Great Lakes, but there’s still time to stop the dreaded invaders from becoming established and unraveling food chains that support a $7 billion fishing industry and sensitive ecosystems.
The University of Michigan is establishing a research program designed to bring more scientific credibility to the federal government’s billion-dollar battle to clean up the Great Lakes, officials said Tuesday.
Experts will be gathering in La Crosse this week to share the latest information on invasive species.
The University of Minnesota Raptor Center will head to the Galapagos island of Pinzón next week to in a continuing effort to help the endangered Pinzón giant tortoises and hawks.
A member of Congress from Michigan says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not meet a legal deadline for completing a plan to preventing Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a man got more than he bargained for when he transported zebra mussels hitching a unique ride.
Construction has begun to replace a structure designed to keep polluted water and invasive species out of Lake Nokomis.
After the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently discovered invasive species infestations in lakes around the state, it is urging anglers and boaters who think they may have found such infestations to tell officials immediately.
The DNR may have a new weapon against an invasive species that’s threatening Minnesota lakes.
The fight over the future of lake access in the Twin Cities got heated tonight. That’s because a proposal could drastically change how boaters get on lakes throughout the Twin Cities.
Scott Blackwell and his son know the routine once they get their boat out of the water: they will pull the drain plug and check the boat and trailer for weeds.
Starting Sunday, boaters could get big fines if they don’t clean water craft of invasive species.
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