The Nature Conservancy: Facial Technology will move good fishes over levies, and stop Asian Carp from getting into the Great Lakes

John Williams

FILE – In this June 13, 2012, file photo, Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. A newly released study says if Asian carp reach Lake Michigan, they probably would find enough food to spread far and wide. Some experts have questioned whether there’s enough plankton in the lake to sustain the invasive carp away from shoreline areas. But the new report released Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, by University of Michigan scientists says despite a drop-off of plankton caused by exotic mussels, the voracious carp could feed on other organic material when venturing into deeper waters. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File)

Doug Blodgett, River Conservation Director of The Nature Conservancy joins John Williams to explain how Asian Carp are harmful to their environment, and describe the new facial recognition technology meant to weed them out of Lake Michigan.

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