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Quagga Mussel-Fouled Boats Intercepted Leaving Arizona

Following the recent interception and impoundment of multiple quagga mussel-fouled watercraft that had been in Lake Powell or Lake Havasu for extended periods, 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. Five […]

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Barge owners holding Asian carp report hostage

The White House is continuing to hold up the release of a draft plan to slow Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes through the Illinois River, nearly two months after the report was first delayed, Michigan lawmakers say. Nearly a dozen lawmakers, including several from Michigan’s delegation, met Tuesday evening at the U.S. Capitol […]

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Public meetings set for Yellowstone Park anglers

Fishing season in Yellowstone National Park is about a month away and anglers are getting an education about the threats the park’s fish face. With the threat of aquatic invasive species and efforts to restore native fish species, park officials are hosting public meetings in cities surrounding the park over the next few days. The first one […]

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Invasive species documentary shows the struggle to preserve Great Lakes

Two Chicago-based filmmakers, married couple Brendan and Jessica Walsh, have produced a documentary focused on the fight against invasive species in the Great Lakes. “Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes” aired on WGVU in Grand Rapids from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, April 23. The Great Lakes are the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem, holding 20 percent of […]

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Asian carp has TWRA worried

Asian carp are quickly spreading in waters across the state, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s concern is growing just as rapidly. The invasive fish feed on micro-plankton, which the primary food for minnows and other fry. If those tiny fish are deprived of forage, predator fish on up the food chain will eventually be […]

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Montana’s New Boater Invasive Species Certification Now Available Online

Local boater training and certification for Tiber and Canyon Ferry reservoirs can be now be done online at musselresponse.mt.gov. The online training course provides participants with information about the invasive mussel threat, how to appropriately clean, drain and dry watercraft and why it’s important for everyone to take responsibility in protecting Montana’s waterbodies. This year […]

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‘ERADICARP’ TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD THIS SUMMER IN ILLINOIS COUNTY

Starting at 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, Mid-America Productions will be holding the first annual ERADICARP Tournament on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. The purpose of this event is to bring to light the problems caused by invasive species of Asian Carp that have been introduced into the Illinois water shed while, at the […]

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Proposed new bait fish regulation in Mississippi to combat Asian Carp

You’ve probably seen video of big fish flying out of the water and jumping into boats. They are Asian carp; aggressive and potentially very expensive. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks has a strategy to control the spread, with a new bait fish law. “We recognize anglers like to come into the spillway […]

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Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz in Wisconsin

The Fourth of July weekend is one of Wisconsin’s busiest boating holidays and this year, citizen volunteers will mark the eighth annual landing blitz campaign by helping boaters learn how they can stop aquatic hitchhikers. Landing blitz volunteers will be stationed at hundreds of boat landings statewide where they will spread friendly reminders to ensure […]

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