Tag Archives: Asian-Carp

August 1st 2017

Washington Update: July 31, 2017

Asian Carp Study to be Released A long awaited study presenting options to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp will finally be released August 7. The Brandon Road Study was due to be released in February, when the Trump Administration … Continue reading

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July 31st 2017

Controlling Invasive Species Restores Ecology in Winegar Pond

Winegar Pond is a 120-acre coastal wetland sitting within the Green Bay West Shores State Wildlife Area. The wetland provides crucial habitat for breeding and migrating waterfowl, as well as spawning grounds for several native species of fish. The wetland is … Continue reading

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July 21st 2017

Washington Update: July 21, 2017

Senate committee requires Army Corps to release Brandon Road study within 30 days The Senate Committee on Appropriations accepted an amendment offered by Great Lakes Senators Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) that would require the Army Corps of Engineers … Continue reading

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July 19th 2017

Washington Update: July 18

The House Committee on Appropriations is expected to debate the FY18 funding bill for the Department of the Interior, EPA, and other agencies later on Tuesday.  The bill funds key Great Lakes priorities, including: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: $300 million … Continue reading

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May 29th 2017

Weekly News Roundup: Pipeline Safety, Asian Carp, and More

We hope you’re having a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! Here are some of the important Great Lakes restoration stories from the past week:   Michigan Radio reports that U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have introduced legislation aimed at … Continue reading

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