Protect Aquatic Habitat from Asian Carp
$7,500,000 in the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources to design, construct, operate, and evaluate structural deterrents for Asian carp to protect Minnesota's aquatic habitat. Use of this money requires a one-to-one match for projects on state boundary waters.
design, install and evaluate deterrent barriers in Minnesota
Funding will be used to design, install and evaluate deterrent barriers in Minnesota and to cost share barriers in northwest Iowa to limit or slow the movement of Asian carp.