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Michigan and Illinois will partner to try to stop invasive carp from advancing into Lake Michigan

By: Toussaint Fancher, Michigan Radio

Michigan and Illinois have partnered to spend $114 million to try to keep invasive silver and bighead carp out of Lake Michigan.

Invasive carp can outcompete native species for food, and these carp species have been known to leap out of the water when they're startled, and can land in boats or injure people in those boats if they get hit by the carp.

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