Lower Mississippi River Sub-Basin Annual Summary Reports

At the end of each calendar year, the cooperating agencies in the Lower Mississippi River Sub-Basin Partnership prepare reports to summarize the progress and results of each project that received U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) funding assistance and was described in the previous year’s annual Monitoring and Response Plan. Annual Summary Reports are available in approximately April of the following year. The Lower Mississippi River Sub-Basin Partnership received USFWS funding assistance to implement high priority projects in support of the sub-basin’s Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework and the National Asian Carp Management and Control Plan for the first time in 2020. Project proposals were developed and submitted through MICRA to the USFWS for funding consideration. Project work plans were developed for each approved project receiving USFWS funding assistance and are included in the 2020 Mississippi River Basin Monitoring and Response Plan. Some projects were initiated in late 2020, however the majority of the projects are being implemented during 2021. Therefore, the first Annual Summary Reports describing progress and results of projects implemented by the Lower Mississippi River Sub-Basin Partnership will be available in early 2022. 

2021

Asian Carp Movement and Assessment to Inform Management and Removal Efforts in the Lower Mississippi River Basin

Assessment of Dietary Overlap and Effects on Native Fish

Control of Asian Carp in the Lower Mississippi River Basin

Developing an adaptive framework based on connectivity for evaluating management actions that limit bigheaded carps access to floodplain lakes

Identifying Asian carp markets to support harvest

Identifying Overwintering Habitat of Silver and Bighead Carp in the Lower Mississippi River: Implications for Harvesting and Population Reduction

2020

Abundance and Distribution of Early Life Stages of Asian Carp in the Lower Mississippi River Basin

Asian Carp Movement and Assessment to Inform Management and Removal Efforts in the Lower Mississippi River Basin

Control of Asian Carp in the Lower Mississippi River Basin