Contact Us

National Park Service Expert to Deliver Talk on Asian Carp in St. Cloud [AUDIO]

Getty Images

ST. CLOUD – You might be aware of the giant fish starting to become more common in North American waterways.

They’re called Asian carp – they can weigh as much as 100 lbs, eat native plant and animal species, and leap great heights out of the water, creating the potential for harm to boaters and jet-skiers.

National Park Service Chief of Resource Management John Anfinson says these carp and their movement north to Minnesota is going to be a bigger problem than we realize.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Anfinson will lay out important details of the carp invasion in his talk in St. Cloud, “Carpzilla: Is the Mississippi River in Minnesota Next?”

It’s tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the St. Cloud City Council Chambers.

More News from WJON

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!