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Poll: Overwhelming Support for Stronger Carp Prevention ASAP

Michigan Ag Connection
Sept. 26, 2018

A first-of-its-kind public opinion poll shows an overwhelming majority of people who live near the Great Lakes support immediate action to install additional structural protections that can keep Asian carp from moving out of Illinois rivers and into the Great Lakes.

The poll -- commissioned by the Great Lakes Partnership to Block Asian Carp -- is the first effort to survey residents in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin about their understanding of the risk of invasive carp. Read More >

Poll: Overwhelming public support for stronger, immediate protections to block Asian carp from Great Lakes

Original press release from the Office of Governor Rick Snyder
Sept. 25, 2018

New survey finds over 7 in 10 residents back ‘fair share’ funding proposal in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin 

LANSING, Mich. – A first-of-its-kind public opinion poll shows an overwhelming majority of people who live near the Great Lakes support immediate action to install additional structural protections that can keep Asian carp from moving out of Illinois rivers and into the Great Lakes. Read More >

Poll: Overwhelming public support for blocking Asian carp from Great Lakes

UPMatters.com
Sept. 25, 2018

New survey finds over 7 in 10 residents back ‘fair share’ funding proposal in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin  

A first-of-its-kind public opinion poll shows an overwhelming majority of people who live near the Great Lakes support immediate action to install additional structural protections that can keep Asian carp from moving out of Illinois rivers and into the Great Lakes.  Read More >

Poll Finds Wide Support For Immediate Asian Carp Protections

WSJM News Talk 94.9 FM 
Sept. 25, 2018

An overwhelming number of residents of Great Lakes state support immediate action to build structural protections to keep Asian carp out of the lakes. The survey commissioned by the Great Lakes Partnership to Block Asian Carp asked people in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin about their understanding of the threat posed by the fish.  Read More >

Potential invasion weighs heavy on anglers

Great Lakes Now
Sept. 17, 2018

The looming threat of Asian carp entering the Great Lakes weighs heavy on anglers, recreational lakers, tourism officials and millions of people in industries that rely on the lakes for their livelihoods.  And that threat is not lost on Drew Youngedyke, communications coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation at the Great Lakes Regional Center. Read More >