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Asian carp’s genetic clues spawn new test 26 Aug 2013 | 05:05 pm
For the third consecutive year, at least one area water sample has come back positive for microscopic Asian carp genetic material. Is that anecdotal or alarming information? Scientists don't know. The...
No asian cap DNA in Kalamazoo River 23 Aug 2013 | 05:05 pm
The Saugtauck-Douglas area plays host to many visitors on its waters, but one that has not yet set foot -- or more precisely, fin -- in the area is the Asian carp.
Attacking the invaders: Phragmites in Saugatuck targeted to let native plants, wildlife thrive 23 Aug 2013 | 05:05 pm
Salt marsh is one of the signature landscape features of downtown Westport, but the proliferation of a tall, thin invasive wetland weed -- the phragmites australis -- is marring views of the Saugatuck...
Evidence suggests Asian carp are attempting to leap dams 23 Aug 2013 | 05:05 pm
The carcass of a silver carp was discovered recently on a dam abutment near Lock and Dam 5, the farthest upstream one has been found, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday.
No Asian cap DNA in Kalamazoo River 23 Aug 2013 | 05:05 pm
Michigan's Saugtauck-Douglas area plays host to many visitors on its waters, but one that has not yet set foot -- or more precisely, fin -- in the area is the Asian carp.
Move over Asian carp, here comes the sea lamprey 22 Aug 2013 | 05:05 pm
Sea lampreys are leaving their mark on the Great Lakes and if their population isn't controlled they could damage the fishing industry, according to experts.
Rising mountains, cooling oceans prompted spread of invasive species 450 million years ago 22 Aug 2013 | 02:01 am
New research suggests that the rise of an early phase of the Appalachian Mountains and cooling oceans allowed invasive species to upset the North American ecosystem 450 million years ago.
Urgent Task for Insect: Stop a Relentless Vine 21 Aug 2013 | 10:00 am
The city will release some 5,000 Asian weevils in several parks on Friday as part of a strategy to combat the mile-a-minute vine, which can engulf nearby plants and trees.
Dams destabilize river food webs: Lessons from the Grand Canyon 20 Aug 2013 | 06:46 pm
Managing fish in human-altered rivers is a challenge because their food webs are sensitive to environmental disturbance. So reports a new study based on an exhaustive three-year analysis of the Colora...
Officials discover Asian Carp DNA in Ohio rivers feeding into Lake Erie 19 Aug 2013 | 05:05 pm
Toledo, Ohio -- State officials say DNA from Asian carp was found in one water sample among hundreds from northern Ohio rivers feeding into Lake Erie.