10/10/12

In the news: Great Lakes Asian carp concern grows

Recent news on the aquatic invasive species front demonstrates the multiple risks to the Great Lakes. 

“In a single day, the scope of threats posed by the Asian carp to the Great Lakes region was on full display in Michigan.

State officials announced Tuesday that more genetic material from Asian carp has turned up in Lake Erie. Hours later, the Michigan Attorney General's office announced an Arkansas man had pleaded guilty to 12 felony counts related to possession and sale of live Asian carp earlier this summer.”
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