Posts Tagged ‘Invasive species’

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Asian carp prevention gets tech savvy

The ACRCC is casting a wide net when it comes to methods it will use to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.

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Tench becoming a cause for concern

Catches of tench (Tinca tinca) are becoming more common in the St. Lawrence River near Montreal. This begs the question, will they soon establish in the Great Lakes?

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Waging war on water soldier

August 11, 2017 was the eighth annual Water Soldier Watch Day — a day volunteers come together to look for water soldier, an invasive species

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ECO wants MNRF to step up

The new Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released her first annual Environmental Protection Report on October 26… it outlined her office’s concern for Ontario’s moose, bats, and amphibians…

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Fertile invasive grass carp caught in Lake Erie

Although a fertile grass carp, a species of Asian carp, caught in Lake Erie is a cause for concern it shouldn’t be seen as the first wave of an invasion of the giant invasive fish.

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Grass carp spawning in Lake Erie watershed

Evidence has been found of grass carp naturally reproducing in a Great Lakes tributary.

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Invasive Asian carp caught in St. Lawrence River

On May 27 two commercial fishermen on the St. Lawrence River caught what has now been confirmed to be an invasive grass carp.

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Goldfish could be a concern in Hamilton

Officials suspect warm weather may be helping population

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‘Destructive’ potential a concern following latest Asian carp catch

Crews in electro fishing and trap net boats conducting coordinated searches