Discovery Of Asian Carp Near Winona ‘discouraging But Not Surprising,’ DNR Says

More bad news in the battle against aquatic invasive species in Minnesota surfaced last week in the form of a silver carp and a bighead carp caught March 1 in a seine net by commercial fishermen on the Mississippi River near Winona, Minn. The Department of Natural Resources reported the findings Monday. The silver carp,…
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Sampling Produces Silver Carp DNA North Of Coon Rapids Dam

Bad news today from the Department of Natural Resources, which reported eDNA testing for Asian carp found signs of the invasive silver carp upstream of the Coon Rapids Dam in the Twin Cities. The silver carp is the nasty jumping species that goes airborne when frightened by noises such as boats. The dam is upstream…
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