Governor asks for potential solutions to the problem.
Contest has drawn 353 entries from 27 countries.
Investigation suggests carp somehow evaded three electric barriers 37 miles from the lake. But officials say they're not sure how it happened.
Michigan's Invasive Carp Challenge now accepting proposals.
Concern in Michigan is high after capture of a silver carp in the Illinois Waterway.
The report involves possible upgrades of the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Ill., a choke point between the carp-infested Illinois River and Lake Michigan.
Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive species.
Invasive fish has been found in Lakes Erie, Michigan and Ontario, although it's uncertain how many there are or how widely they have spread.
Includes further study of ways to fortify defenses on a carp-infested Illinois waterway leading to Lake Michigan
State and federal officials are resampling a stretch of the Kalamazoo River – from Lake Michigan to the Caulkins Dam – after a sample collected in July tested positive for Asian carp eDNA
Federal plans to keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes will take too long to implement.
A report is not a plan, and a plan is needed to combat the Asian carp that appear ready to invade the Great Lakes, say some elected officials of a long-awaited report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
First time ever within Great Lakes watershed
Lansing — Fisheries officials are trying to track down vectors for Asian carp into Lake Erie after eDNA tests conducted this summer showed more signs of silver carp in Maumee and Sandusky bays.
On July 30-31, the Ohio DNR, Michigan DNR, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collected 150 water samples from the Sandusky Bay and Sandusky River
For Rick Unger, the recent discovery of genetic material from Asian carp in Lake Erie is just one more reason to close down the link between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River in Chicago.
Fisheries biologists’ fears turned to reality recently when more Asian grass carp were found in Lenawee County’s Marrs Lake.
While national attention has focused on the threat of Asian carp entering the Great Lakes through the Mississippi River and the Chicago Sanitary Canal system, concerns are rising that the invasive fish could be sneaking their way into the state with the help of unscrupulous humans.
An Arkansas man accused of illegally selling live Asian carp in Michigan has been charged with 12 felony counts, officials said Tuesday.
A new report commissioned by a pair of conservation organizations may help pressure the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move swiftly to turn back the calendar to the 1900s.
Berrien Springs, Mich. (AP) – Officials with a southwestern Michigan village support the idea of closing a fish ladder on the St. Joseph River because of the threat from Asian carp. The Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph reports the Berrien Springs Village…
Tests conducted this fall have not shown the presence of environmental DNA (eDNA) for either bighead or silver carp in Michigan waters, according to results received by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment earlier this month. From Sept.…
From the editors: The following news release was issued by the official state of Michigan web site, about the ongoing efforts to stave off significant spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes... Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced…
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Scientists whose genetics-based research became a lightning rod in the debate over protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp have made their case in a newly published article that says at least some of the…
Here is an editorial that comes to us through the AP, via the Times Herald, on the asian carp issue threatening the Great Lakes region. Even if you suspect someone wants to kill you, it can be a difficult thing…
Traverse City, Mich. (AP) - A 3-foot-long Asian carp discovered in a Chicago waterway near Lake Michigan appears to have spent most of its life there and may have been planted by humans who didn't know what type of fish…
Chicago - At least one adult Asian carp has breached the electric barrier built specifically to keep the invasive fish from advancing up the Chicago canal system and into Lake Michigan. Federal and state officials in Illinois announced June 23…
Traverse City, Mich. (AP) - With marauding Asian carp on the Great Lakes' doorstep, the federal government has crafted a $78.5 million battle plan that offers no assurance of thwarting an invasion and doesn't use the most promising weapon available…
Grand Rapids, Mich. - Although the U.S. Supreme Court denied Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox's request for a preliminary injunction to temporarily close the locks on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to keep Asian carp from entering the Great…
Traverse City, Mich. (AP) -Asian carp may have breached an electronic barrier designed to prevent the giant invaders from upsetting the ecosystem in the Great Lakes and jeopardizing a $7 billion sport fishery, officials said. Scientists recently collected 32 DNA…
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