Watershed district's carp management efforts track back a decade

Editor’s note: This is the third in a five-part series on carp management efforts in the area.

 According to a Minnesota ecologist working with the Shell Rock River Watershed District, effective carp management techniques are like Lay’s potato chips: You can’t have just one.

“We have this big toolkit to use,” WSB Senior Ecologist Tony Havranek said. Havranek is working with the Shell Rock River Watershed District to manage the carp population in Fountain Lake. His recent work tagging common carp in Fountain Lake with transmitters that allow the district to track the carp’s movement is one tool in the box, but it’s not the only tool.

For more: https://www.albertleatribune.com/2018/07/watershed-districts-carp-management-efforts-track-back-a-decade/

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