Regional Fishery Workshops / Thursday, June 10, 2010 /6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Michigan Sea Grant Extension, in partnership with fisheries agencies and stakeholder organizations, annually host public information workshops offering current research and information related to the regional status of Great Lakes fisheries. These workshops are open to the public, and provide valuable information …
A Publication of the Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council May 2010
http://www.great-lakes.org Vol. 21, No. 5.3
Highlights of the Annual Lake Committee Meetings Great Lakes Fishery Commission proceedings held in Windsor, ON. Canada
This third of a series of annual special reports is an extensive summary of the Lake Erie annual Lake Committee. These lake committee reports are from the annual Lake Committee meetings hosted by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission of March 2010. We encourage reproduction with the appropriate credit to the GLSFC and for the agencies involved. Our thanks to the GLFC, USFWS, and the Ohio DNR for their contributions to these science documents. While they are abridged and have been edited for brevity, we have submitted extensive information that gives an overview of the status, conditions and prognosis of the Great Lakes and our fish.
Thanks also to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, its staff and Marc Gaden & Chris Goddard, for their efforts in againconvening and hosting all the Lake Committee meetings in Windsor, ON.
The full report can be found LAKE ERIE REPORT in PDF format
The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) is announcing an aggressive monitoring and sampling plan to guide Asian carp control efforts in the CAWS. The plan calls for intensive electofishing and netting; and in some cases the application of a fish toxicant Rotenone. In order to accomplish the plan objectives, it will be necessary to institute temporary closure of certain reaches of CAWS to recreational and navigational use, beginning today (see attached press release).
Real-time closure schedules routinely will be posted at http://www.uscg.fishbarrierinfo.com
You can find more information at www.asiancarp.org Thank you, Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee
RE-PRINT from Detroit Free Press story by TINA LAM ( FULL ARTICLE ) With federal officials poised to spread poison today on 2 miles of waterways around a Chicago lock to see whether any Asian carp turn up, Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox and four other attorneys general said Wednesday that not enough is being …