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PBS NewsHour Report: University of Illinois serves invasive Asian carp for dinner

From Bridge Magazine: Michigan Republicans kill Gov. Whitmer’s environmental overhaul plan

Will Tench Be the Next Great Lakes Invasive-Species Problem?

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PBS NewsHour Report: University of Illinois serves invasive Asian carp for dinner
- by GLNeditor

Students can also choose smoked Silverfin with green tea on rice or fried Silverfin topped with mixed greens. It turns out “Silverfin” is another name for Asian carp, an invasive species wreaking havoc in lakes and rivers across the Midwest. And this Silverfin smorgasbord is a part of Illinois’ novel efforts to battle back the fish, which are now within 50 miles from entering Lake Michigan.

From Bridge Magazine: Michigan Republicans kill Gov. Whitmer’s environmental overhaul plan
- by GLNeditor

The Republican-controlled Legislature killed Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan to reorganize Michigan’s environmental agency. It’s only the second time that has happened since 1963.

Will Tench Be the Next Great Lakes Invasive-Species Problem?
- by Andrew Reeves

It was the fish’s failures as an invasive species, perhaps more than its successes, that first drew Sunči Avlijaš to studying tench.

New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics
- by Gary Wilson

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer articulated a big water agenda in her election campaign and wasted no time acting on it when she assumed office.

(Almost) Everything You Want to Know about Lake Erie’s Walleye Population
- by James Proffitt

The walleye population in Lake Erie has exploded during the past few years — the fishing is considered to be great, and fisheries managers say it will likely get better in the near future as younger fish grow to keeping size.

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Throughout his life Dingell was a congressional page, a park ranger, a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War II, an assistant county prosecutor, and always a lover of the great outdoors.
He grew up fishing and hunting in and along the Detroit River and western Lake Erie.

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