Meeting to focus on fending off Asian carp

BUFFALO, N.Y.(WIVB)- Members of the Army Corps of Engineers want to let you know how they plan on fending off the Asian carp invasion. They will host a public meeting Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the downtown library.

Their report explores a range of options to prevent the spread of nuisance species, like Asian carp, between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins.

A presentation on the report will begin at 4 p.m. followed by a comment period. The presentation is on the report that identifies eight potential alternatives, from continuing current efforts to complete separation of the watersheds.

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