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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The Big River Fish headquarters in Pearl, Illinois buys the carp from local fishermen and then processes, sells and ships the Asian carp to China. Asian carp have been spotted about nine miles from Lake Michigan.

As Asian carp inch closer to the Great Lakes, experts tackle possible solutions

January 27, 2020

Various invasive Asian carp species lie as close as nine miles of the Great Lakes, according to the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Experts have now begun the last-defense fight against the fish, from installing...

A January study looked into ways to stop invasive species, such as Asian carp, from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a public comments summary on Monday, where it said it would wait to take action in the effort.

Plan to stop invasive species in Lake Michigan is paused

May 6, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not be able to immediately address the movement of invasive species between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River basins, according to a report released Monday. In...

 The Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study evaluates methods for preventing the transfer of nuisance species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins. The study, released Monday, focuses on how to keep Asian Carp out of the Great Lakes.

Federal report details preventing invasive species spread to Great Lakes

January 8, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report Monday focused on how to prevent the spread of invasive species between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Basin. The report, titled the “Great...

New nets employed in fight against Lake Michigan’s Asian carp

April 4, 2013

When it comes to Asian carp invasion, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources does not take chances. For decades, Asian carp have posed a major threat to Lake Michigan’s ecosystem. Now, the...

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