News Desk

Asian Carp Nearing Lake Michigan

AsianCarp_lg
US Fish and Wildlife Service reports that Asian carp are knocking on the door of the Great Lakes. Sampling data, collected in October, show the presence of bighead or silver carp DNA throughout the Chicago Area Waterway System less than a city block from Lake Michigan. In the face of this threat, last winter the Army Corps of Engineers released its Great Lakes-Mississippi River Interbasin Study with no clear recommendation to prevent Asian carp and other aquatic invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River. The report identified 13 invasive species at significant risk of moving between the waterways. Despite this finding, agencies and elected officials have yet to commit to this solution. Read more HERE.

RELATED ARTICLES

Landowners

2017 Land Report 100: Peter Buck

No. 11 Peter Buck 800,000 acres (NEW TO …

Landowners

2017 Land Report 100: Mike Smith

No. 37 Mike Smith 283,500 acres Based in …

Print & Gift
Subscriptions Available
Please sign me up to receive breaking news and updates from The Land Report:
Copyright © Land Report LLC. All rights reserved.

Contact to Listing Owner

Captcha Code