Asian Carp http://wuis.org en Chinese Market Could Help Rid Rivers Of Asian Carp http://wuis.org/post/chinese-market-could-help-rid-rivers-asian-carp <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Water experts worried about Asian carp may have new hope. They’re turning their eyes to China, where a carp-hungry populace may be the key for stemming the tide of the invasive fish.</p><p>Asian carp are taking over U.S. waterways, including the Mississippi River and tributaries like the Illinois and Missouri Rivers, where they out-compete native fish.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 18:28:37 +0000 Sean Crawford 24542 at http://wuis.org Chinese Market Could Help Rid Rivers Of Asian Carp Plan To Keep Asian Carp Out Of Lake Decatur http://wuis.org/post/plan-keep-asian-carp-out-lake-decatur <p>The latest round of work on the Lake Decatur dam is underway and will include a barrier aimed at keeping invasive Asian carp at bay. &nbsp;<br />The $4 million project is set to be finished by fall 2014. &nbsp;<br />The (Decatur) Herald &amp; Review reports (http://bit.ly/1beo5M0 ) the first phase of the project was completed in 2011. &nbsp;<br />The latest round of work includes fixing concrete and repairing erosion damage. Meanwhile, crews will also remove a failed tailwater dam, which was built more than a century ago. &nbsp; Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:53:11 +0000 Associated Press 9703 at http://wuis.org Plan To Keep Asian Carp Out Of Lake Decatur