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Flooding disperses invasive plant, fish species

Bethel, VT. — Last year’s hurricanes and flooding not only engulfed homes and carried away roads and bridges in hard-hit areas of the country, it dispersed aggressive invasive species as well…”It’s quite an extensive problem around the country and it’s spreading,” said Dr. Linda Nelson, aquatic invasive species expert with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Scientists developing poison pill for Asian carp

Biologist Jon Amberg has spent the last two years obsessed with fish guts, laboring over a singular challenge: Develop a poison pill that will kill Asian carp and leave other fish unscathed.

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