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Great Lakes residents recognize Asian carp threat

The Lima News
Sept. 28, 2018

The people who live near the Great Lakes are well aware of the threat and the importance of keeping Asian carp from moving out of Illinois rivers and into the Great Lakes.

According to a first-of-its-kind opinion poll, an overwhelming majority of that group support immediate action to install additional structural protections to keep the invasive species out. Read More >

Young, old, Democrat or Republican: Great Lakes residents hate Asian carp

Toledo Blade
Sept. 28, 2018

If there’s one thing people in the Great Lakes region seem united about in these politically divisive times, it’s their hatred of Asian carp.

A new poll shows more than 90 percent of residents in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin want the federal government to form a stronger blockade in the Chicago area to keep northerly migrating silver and bighead Asian carp from getting into Lake Michigan via Illinois rivers. Read More >

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 >