A Minnesota television reporter traveled to America’s “Asian carp capital” to find out how the invasive fish have harmed recreation and economies along the Illinois River.
Boaters, anglers, marina-operators and others are invited to learn about potential impacts of invasive carp and discuss what we can do to protect the St. Croix River.
A new survey of the river has given boaters, native mussels and swimmers reason for hope.
Park Service presentations will cover why invasive Asian carp are bad for the St. Croix River, and provide an update on steps being taken to control their spread.
A bighead carp caught in the St. Croix near its confluence with the Mississippi has big implications for the future of native fish in the river.