January 2018

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

Government of Canada invests $20 million to Asian carp prevention in the Great Lakes

The Government of Canada is committed to preserving our freshwater resources and protecting the Great Lakes from the threat of invasive species. On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister for Democratic Institutions and Member of Parliament for Burlington, announced today a significant investment to […]

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General News

Unilateral action could be spur for new convention on antifouling

Having dealt with the ban on TBT and developed a new ISO standard for measuring the effectiveness of antifoulings, coatings manufacturers should feel reasonably secure about any new regulation, but can the same be said of shipowners and operators. This coming September will be the 10th anniversary of the coming into effect of the 2001 Convention on […]

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Species Specific News

In Michigan, Science and Culinary Classes Team Up to Tackle Asian Carp

Jeff Kalember’s Gaylord High School limnology class is now able to say they have tried Asian carp in a variety of styles including battered and fried, in a kebab, as dumplings, smoked, as burgers, cajun-styled and as fish tacos with a Baja sauce. “Our motto is if you can’t beat ‘em, eat ‘em,” Kalember said. […]

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Campaign Updates

Arizona Boating Visitors Reminded to Clean, Drain and Dry

The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds boaters to “clean, drain and dry” – and especially decontaminate — their watercraft and equipment before exiting waters designated as having aquatic invasive species (AIS). This reminder is especially important for out-of-town visitors who moor their boats at AIS-infected waters and are preparing to head out of state. Afraid you […]

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