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Prize Money Offered For Idea To Keep Asian Carp From Lake MI

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources/Facebook

Are you good at coming up with ideas and want to make a little extra money?

The state of Michigan is offering a reward, or “prize” to the person who can come up with an idea for keeping Asian Carp out of Lake Michigan. Asian carp are a very invasive species of fish, which have been threatening the great lakes for the last few years.

They’re still not sure how much money will be awarded to the best idea to save Lake Michigan from Asian carp, but the governor recently set aside $1million dollars to help stop the fish.  The challenge is in partnership with InnoCentive, a crowdsourcing company and will begin this summer.

Asian carp threatens both the Michigan tourism and Great Lakes fishing industry which

Source: WOODTV

 

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