Feds back research to stop Great Lakes invasions

JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer Updated 3:06 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Read the online version.   TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect...

Feds back research to stop Great Lakes invasions

JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer Updated 3:06 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Read the online version.   TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect...

Asian carp DNA found in Lake Erie

Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, Central Michigan University and the Nature Conservancy detected DNA from the invasive fish this week when examining more than 400 samples taken...

Asian carp DNA found in Lake Erie

Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, Central Michigan University and the Nature Conservancy detected DNA from the invasive fish this week when examining more than 400 samples taken...