Asian Carp Moving Closer to Lake Michigan

Bill Rohde - August 22, 2013

Asian Carp, the invasive species known for leaping out of the water when motorboats pass, have reportedly moved upstream another 100 miles on the Illinois this year. According to an August 19th Prairie Rivers Network press release, they were recently found spawning within 62 miles of Lake Michigan and just 25 miles from an electric barrier intended as the final line of defense for the Great Lakes. For more information click here.