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Bighead carp DNA found in another Ohio waterway
The Columbus Dispatch (4/18)
DNA of Bighead carp has been found in the Muskingum River 10 miles north of Zanesville, Ohio. That doesn’t guarantee that any fish are in the river or indicate how many might be. But any trace of the carp concerns state and federal wildlife officials, who want to stop Asian carp from reaching Lake Erie.

Great Lakes threats demand regional approach, leaders say
Winnetka Talk (4/18)
State and local environmental leaders this week said they must push a regional approach as the best way to tackle issues threatening the Great Lakes.

Algonac supports Rep. Miller's bill to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes
The Voice (4/18)
The Algonac City Council has joined the ranks of supporters of U.S. Rep. Candice Miller's legislation calling for immediate separation of the Great Lakes watershed from the Mississippi River watershed at Chicago.

Lake Huron Fishing Club gets money for river and stream study
Blackburn News (4/18)
The Lake Huron Fishing Club has received $53,000 from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, which will be used to study the rivers and streams that empty into Lake Huron between Kincardine and Southampton in Ontario.

Northern Minnesota oil pipeline opposition led by Winona LaDuke
St. Paul Pioneer Press (4/18)
An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline because the pipeline is projected to go through environmentally fragile areas of the state, including the country’s largest wild rice bed.

First ships arrive at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
Northwestern Indiana Times (4/18)
The Freighter Isolda arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor on Thursday, April 17, marking the start of the international shipping season.

Flint plans to start using own river water Monday
WWMT-TV - Kalamazoo, MI (4/18)
City officials have opened an intake pipe from the Flint River and plan to begin processing its water next week.

Whitefish shortage: Slim chance for price drop on this Great Lakes staple, say experts
MLive (4/18)
The shortage in whitefish is not looking like it will end any time soon due to many different factors including the recent harsh winter, overfishing, and invasive species.

Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife
Daily Press (4/17)
Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife according to a scientific report released Wednesday.

New museum will provide an interactive Great Lakes experience
Toledo Free Press (4/17)
A new Toledo museum will provide visitors and tourists with an interactive Great Lakes experience.

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