November 2017

Today, we get news from many different sources; our phones, our computers, the television and radio. Instead of trying to keep up with this endless cycle of news, we’ve tried to capture a broad overview of the most urgent news and keep our partners informed about new updates to the campaign. Please check out the four sections: What’s Hot, Campaign Updates, General and Species Specific News to stay on top of the important news and how people are preventing invasive species.

What's Hot

Battle to save Louisiana’s coast is expanding to New Orleans restaurants

One evening this summer, a group of New Orleans chefs gathered at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum in Central City with a challenge: to prepare and cook Asian carp, an invasive freshwater fish that has wreaked havoc in Louisiana wetlands and waterways. Staring down at the haul of freshly caught carp, the chefs were […]

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General News

International Polar Code Brings New Rules for U.S. Mariners

U.S. mariners will fall under rules of the international Polar Code in just six weeks, culminating two decades of preparations to deal with increasing ship traffic and commercial activity in the high latitudes. It means a new set of compliance and personnel requirements on ships operating beyond latitude 60° north or south – with some […]

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Species Specific News

Golden Algae Problems In Arizona

Golden algae (GA) has made an early appearance this year at Veterans Oasis Lake (Chandler), Riverview Lake (Mesa) and Cortez Lake (Phoenix). We also suspect GA in Alvord Lake (Phoenix) where a partial fish kill was reported. The algae is present in many of the Community Waters, and under certain conditions the algae can produce […]

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Campaign Updates

A Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Gratitude List – Happy Thanksgiving!

With the holiday season just around the corner, a lot of us are thinking about what we’re grateful for.  For some of us, this year might seem a bit harder to find things to be thankful for than in the past; however after reflecting, here are a few things for the conservation-minded among us to […]

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