Army Corps Plan for Invasive Species Protection
Final Brandon Road Report - Public Comment Period
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Recommended Plan is available for review by the public. The purpose of the plan is to prevent the transfer of Asian carp and other Aquatic Nuisance Species between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watersheds. Find the report here.
The recommended plan includes an array of different deterrent methods, including:
- an acoustic fish deterrent,
- an additional electric dispersal barrier,
- an engineered channel,
- a flushing lock,
- lock closure, and
- an air bubble curtain.
Individuals may submit comments to the Army Corps of Engineers by February 22, 2019. Email the USACE at GLMRIS-BR@usace.army.mil, or mail to:
U.S. Army Engineers Rock Island District
Attn: GLMRIS-BR Project Manager
P.O. Box 2004
Rock Island, IL, 61204-2004.
100 Meetings for 100 Years
2018 Palleon Leadership in Advocacy Winner
The League of Women Voters will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2020! LWVLMR and our member Leagues have presented, participated in, or organized over 100 public education meetings on water-related topics to commemorate this milestone. We have committed to keep on going!
Contact us for more information or for help in finding a speaker.
Local Leagues, please help us meet this goal by sending in a brief report on your meetings: