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Professor warns against ingoring recent carp DNA findings

Although some warn against overreacting to the recent eDNA-positive test results for silver Asian carp in the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers, a research professor from the University of Notre Dame warns against ignoring them. Continue reading

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Funding, spending focus of Dayton’s carp summit

Sources of potential funding and a dispute over where such dollars could best be spent surfaced during Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s third Asian carp summit Dec. 20 at the State Capitol. Continue reading

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Silver carp: Why the Coon Rapids Dam is not considered a barrier

The silver carp already inhabits many areas of the lower Mississippi River from Iowa to Louisiana and its tributaries east and west and is in Minnesota as well, knocking on the door of the meto and ultimately the river’s northern-most fish barrier, the Coon Rapids Dam. If its migration north is not stopped there, then the silver carp will wind up in such lakes as Mille Lacs…. Continue reading

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