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Mapping the Twin Cities carp evidence

Posted at 10:29 AM on October 21, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Environment

We've been reporting the news that water testing in the Mississippi River near St. Paul'sFord Dam found DNA evidence of silver carp.

The National Park Service produced a map of the testing and sites where the DNA evidence was discovered.

Check it out below. The Ford Dam is in the upper left hand corner.

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Need more of a science fix? Read the August report by the firm Environmental DNA Solutions that found evidence of silver carp on the St. Croix River.


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Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.