December 13, 2010
Asian Carp—those huge, rapidly producing monster fish—are on the brink of devastating the Great Lakes. And they are not the only invasive species that is threatening the lakes and the Mississippi River Basin.
Help put a stop to the spread of invasive species by telling the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take bold, definitive action now!
There are 3 ways you can help prevent the spread of invasive species (like Asian carp and zebra mussels) by permanently separating these great river basins.
- Send a brief comment today.
- Attend the public hearing in Chicago on Wednesday Dec 15, anytime between noon-7pm.
- Download the project management plan and comment on it before March 31, 2011
Finally, 3 years after Congress mandated that the U.S. Corps of Engineers find the best way to prevent the spread of Asian Carp and other invasive species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin, their Project Management Plan is ready for public comment.
Unfortunately the Corps’ study designed to take too long, and the goal has been watered down to deal with risk reduction instead of focusing on prevention.