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Invasive Species Attack Is An Opportunity For Chicago

Henry Henderson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

If you are serious about stopping the movement of invasive species between North America's greatest freshwater systems via our town's rivers and canals, you have to build a physical barrier.

Freshwater Shrimp Shacking Up In Des Plaines River

Posted 02.04.2013 | Chicago

While creatures like Northern Pike and Bluegill are common in Lake County, Ill., the tiny freshwater shrimp recently discovered in the Des Plaines Riv...

Asian Carp: Feds' Slick PR Is Not the Solution

Henry Henderson | Posted 07.15.2012 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

Last week must have looked like a dismal week for the folks overseeing the efforts to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.