Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Asian Carp Barricades Completed

Barricades were completed along the Des Plaines River and I&M (Illinois and Michigan) Canal to prevent invasive species, including Asian carp, from migrating into Lake Michigan. The US Army Corps of Engineers designed and constructed the project which was funded through the U.S. Army Environmental Protection Agency. This project was part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. To read more click here.