Great Lakes

Has the Invasion Started? Asian Carp eDNA Found In Lake Erie


Thursday, 19 July 2012 13:30

While federal efforts are largely focused on stonewalling invasive Asian carp at Chicago, the fish could be making their way into the Great Lakes through Lake Erie, where studies show they are likely to thrive. ... Read more »

Company fined for importing Asian carp

A Toronto company has been slapped with a $50,000 fine after it was found trying to import live Asian carp into Ontario, an invasive species that has been known to wipe out aquatic ecosystems.

The 2,500-kilogram fish shipment was stopped at the Sarnia border on its way to Fortune Fisheries, a Toronto company that sells to local restaurants.

Though the fish had been on ice for 24 hours, since being shipped from a fish farm in Arkansas, it came back to life when a border official put some of the fish into a bucket of water.

The company was fined as a result.... Read more »

Hundreds turn out: Message to IJC is loud and clear

By Kate Harries -- AWARE News Network July 19 2012


People care about water. There’s a visceral understanding of how important it is.... Read more »

Asian Carp Report Must Lead to Action, Groups Say

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (July 13, 2012)—Yesterday the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canadian released a study affirming that all five Great Lakes are hospitable to Asian carp and that once established the non-native fish will likely disrupt the native fishery, alter the ecosystem and create another food web.... Read more »

First Nations joins fight to restore our upper Great Lakes levels

MEDIA ALERT -- For Immediate Release                                

Attention: Great Lakes, Water, Federal, Provincial, Municipal Politics, Environment  

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