exotic species http://michiganradio.org en Throwing money at the Asian Carp problem http://michiganradio.org/post/throwing-money-asian-carp-problem <p>The <a href="http://www.channel3000.com/news/24782037/detail.html"><strong>Associated Press reports</strong></a> that The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is giving $500,000 to the Great Lakes Commission to help it find ways to stop the invasive Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.</p><p>The fish started make their way up the Mississippi River system more than ten years ago after they escaped from fish farm ponds in the south. They were imported to control parasites in the ponds.&nbsp; </p> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 15:03:47 +0000 Mark Brush 29 at http://michiganradio.org Throwing money at the Asian Carp problem