Posts Tagged ‘Invasive species’

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Asian carp update

Efforts to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes took another small step forward in the last days of 2020.

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Armoured catfish found in Hamilton creek

The discovery of a non-native, armoured catfish in an Ontario creek reminds us why pets shouldn’t be released into the wild.

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US bait fish issues could affect Great Lakes

A study conducted in the US has revealed troubling information regarding invasive species prevention in the Great Lakes.

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Asian carp funding awaiting approval

Funding for the latest American measures meant to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes is one hurdle away from approval.

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Two grass carp caught in Great Lakes

Two grass carp were captured in Ontario this summer, OFAH’s Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) confirmed.

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Province investing $7.47 million in Great Lakes projects

The province will invest $7.47 million in projects aimed at improving the health of the Great Lakes.

Fish wasting in Great Lakes' depths due in part to algae blooms
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Fish wasting in Great Lakes’ depths

Fish populations are declining in all but one of the Great Lakes, due in part to invasive species, says The Great Lakes Science Advisory Board (SAB).

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Grass carp targeted

Unique effort shows invasive grass carp could be eliminated from the Great Lakes, if a planned attack against the species works as intended.

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Don’t dump pet fish

Citizens are being reminded not to dump their pet fish into water bodies after a large school of goldfish were spotted in a stormwater pond in Port Perry, not far from Lake Scugog, earlier this month.