Army Corps of Engineers has tweaked how it runs Lock and Dam 8 in Genoa, Wis., in hopes of impeding the spread upriver.
Inspectors will staff six decontamination boats on the St. Croix River on July 14 and July 15 to search for and get rid of invasive species, including zebra mussels, Eurasian watermilfoil, curly leaf pondweed, bighead carp, rusty crayfish and Asian clams.
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.
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.
A comprehensive plan that puts in place guidelines and goals for all things aquatic on the Upper Mississippi River National Fish and Wildlife Refuge is nearly set for adoption, according to federal officials.
A lesser-known Asian carp snafu in Illinois illustrates the need for NR 40, the Wisconsin DNR’s invasive species rule created in 2009
More news of asian carp spreading, further into Wisconsin waters... MADISON, WI – An angler's catch of a bighead carp in the Lower Wisconsin River and traces of silver carp DNA -- the carp known for its jumping behavior --…
No traces of Asian carp DNA have been found in water samples collected from major Milwaukee waterways, according to the University of Notre Dame researchers who did the sampling. The researchers notified the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of the…
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…
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