Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2010
For months now, environmental conservationists have been sounding the alarm about an aggressive invader to the Great Lakes ecosystem. Asian carp can grow to huge and dangerous proportions; they eat everything in sight and they've made their way into Chicago's waterways, literally to the door of the Great Lakes. Many fear that if they make it to Lake Michigan, they'll change the Great Lakes irrevocably. Why the big fuss over some fish? Find out Wednesday morning at 9, as host Dan Moulthrop and guests discuss the newest Great Lakes invader.
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This isn’t a complete cure, but why don’t they put a “bounty” on the carp and let fisherman catch them and turn them in for a reward. Have a contest or festival revolve around saving the lakes. At least the fisherman could decrease the population while the experts come up solution to keep them from entering the Great Lakes.
how about putting high powered air hoses at the locks and entery ways to blow a air stream up to block some of the fish from passing? i have seen that done on a smaller scale with fish tanks the fish seem to avoid that wall of air
I hope solutions are based on the “environment” and not “economics”! Just say no to the Asian Carp!!!!