A local resident who is a member of Algonquin Eco-Watch feels that regardless of what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is recommending in terms of measures to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, that it is probably too late-that they are probably already here- and the measures taken will only slow their advancement. Click on the following paragraph to access the full story.
“I don’t know what to say. But as I understand it Asian Carp DNA has been identified in Michigan and a couple of other areas within the Great Lakes. I think the door has been left open for too long, and that it is too late they (Carp) are already here,” stated Mike Wilton, on Monday. “Now they are telling people they are trying to stop Asian Carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Maybe they can slow down their encroachment on the Great Lakes, but if they are here already it is only a matter of time before the Carp become a self-sustaining population.”