It's great to see bipartisan cooperation in support of the Great Lakes improvements, and not just because of the lakes.
When a Purdue assistant prof compares the Asian carp invasion to Jurassic Park and says, "Frankly, they scare me," that tells me we either have a major problem on our hands or he's an ichthyophobic nerd.
PORTER | Asian carp are adapting to river conditions in Indiana in alarming ways, and experts believe one solution to the problem may create money and jobs in the state.
PEORIA, Ill. | Greg Dabbs says it's time to dispense with the hysteria over the proliferation of Asian carp in the Illinois River and start making money with the invasive species.
Flying silver carp jump and leap out of the water and into our boat. Indiana Outdoor Adventure TV hosts Troy McCormick and Mac Spainhour fend off the 20-pound fish as they attack the boaters and provide a boatload of fun and adventure.
Boating down the Wabash River near Lafayette on July 16, I witnessed firsthand the broad, winding river’s scenic beauty, but also got a lesson in the environmental challenges the river faces when two Asian carp hurled themselves out of the water and landed in our boat.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller and the federal government's "Asian carp czar" toured a portion of the Wabash River Monday to raise awareness of the dangers posed by the invasive fish species.
CHICAGO | Federal and Illinois officials said Thursday they will intensify efforts to find Asian carp in Illinois waterways this year but cut back on DNA sampling that has scored positive hits without resulting in the discovery of the invasive fish.
Two federal and one Illinois agency on Friday announced the release of new online maps showing present data on Asian carp in Midwest waterways.
BOONE GROVE | Two presentations kicked off the Porter Township school board April meeting Thursday evening.
JOLIET, Ill. | The Will County Forest Preserve District may approve a plan to harvest Asian carp.
CHICAGO | Three Asian carp now call Chicago's Shedd Aquarium home.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em.
Clint Carter fillets a silver Asian carp, an invasive species that poses a threat to native fish in Illinois waterways, at Carter's Fish Market in Springfield, Ill. Carter says the much maligned fish offers a clean taste and is a low-cost food.
SPRINGFIELD | Almost nobody in Illinois wants to eat Asian carp.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | I've officially started my annual collection of ink hand stamps from the fair. They get you re-entry to the fair later the same day, but the tough part is cutting them out for my scrapbook before I wash them off.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Asian carp could find enough food and breeding areas to become established in Lake Michigan and the other four Great Lakes within 20 years if allowed to gain a foothold, according to a new scientific report.
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CHICAGO | Chefs at the Taste of Chicago have turned an environmental pest into lunch.
Scientists and commercial fishermen put electrofishing and netting efforts into "high gear" Wednesday in Lake Calumet to determine whether live Asian carp are present in the area.
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