12/14/09

IISG in the news: Your mission, if you choose to accept it ...

From the Herald News:
Anglers and boaters are being asked to do their part to help reduce the Asian carp population by catching and eating them. Their meat is considered a delicacy in Asia.

"People who spend time out on the lakes and rivers are usually the first to spot new species," said Pat Charlebois, an aquatic invasive specialist for the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant in Urbana. "Now that it is almost certain that the carp are beyond the barrier, officials are really counting on their help in reporting any sightings." Read more.


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