illinois http://michiganradio.org en Great Lakes governors closer to agreement on Asian carp http://michiganradio.org/post/great-lakes-governors-closer-agreement-asian-carp <p>The Great Lakes governors are meeting this weekend on Mackinac Island.</p><p></p><p>There may have been a small breakthrough on a plan to deal with the threat of Asian carp spreading into the lakes.</p><p></p><p>There’s been some tension among the Great Lakes states over what to about Asian carp spreading from the Mississippi River system to Lake Michigan.</p><p></p><p>The two join at a shipping canal in Chicago. The Great Lakes Council of Governors agreed to adopt a common strategy to fight the spread of invasive species.</p><p></p> Sun, 02 Jun 2013 10:22:28 +0000 Rick Pluta 12842 at http://michiganradio.org Great Lakes governors closer to agreement on Asian carp No Asian carp found in search of Illinois lake http://michiganradio.org/post/no-asian-carp-found-search-illinois-lake <p>State and federal wildlife officials say their latest search has turned up no <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_carp">Asian carp</a> swimming in an Illinois lake close to Lake Michigan, though they admit they can&rsquo;t say there are no carp in the lake.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 17:30:48 +0000 Steve Carmody 3708 at http://michiganradio.org No Asian carp found in search of Illinois lake