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POLICY COLUMN: Drought, Flow, and Aquatic Resources

This column has many inspirations, including a drought discussion this past February organized by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, the March 2016 White House Water Summit, my own worries about how new hydrologic patterns will affect fish, and a talk by Ellen Gilinsky, senior policy advisor in the US EPA Office of Water. Read More

Invasive Asian Carp Respond Strongly to Carbon Dioxide

Adding carbon dioxide gas (CO2) to water, a process similar to making carbonated soda water, could help control the movement and behavior of invasive carp in the Great Lakes basin, according to a recent study published in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. Bighead Carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis and Silver Carp H. molitrix are species of invasive... Read More