Utah Lake http://kuer.org en State Funding For Catching Carp in Utah Lake? http://kuer.org/post/state-funding-catching-carp-utah-lake <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://utahlake.gov/">Utah Lake Commission</a> is asking the legislature for 7-point-5 million dollars to help reduce the number of carp in Utah Lake.&nbsp; A legislator from Lehi thinks that’s a great idea, and he’s hoping they can find the money during the general session that starts next week.</p><p>The Commission has been paying a commercial fishing business to take tons of carp out of the lake, hoping to reverse the environmental damage the fish have caused over the past century.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:37:27 +0000 Dan Bammes 41072 at http://kuer.org State Funding For Catching Carp in Utah Lake? Utah Lake Commission Hopes to Speed Up Carp Removal http://kuer.org/post/utah-lake-commission-hopes-speed-carp-removal <p>The Utah Lake Commission thinks it can finish the job of reducing the carp in the lake if it can get some help from the Utah legislature.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For years, the <a href="http://utahlake.gov/">Utah Lake Commission</a> has been paying a commercial fisherman to remove thousands of tons of carp from Utah Lake.&nbsp; But it’s asking for $7.5 million from the state to help reach its goal of reducing the carp population by 75%.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:59:24 +0000 Dan Bammes 40528 at http://kuer.org Utah Lake Commission Hopes to Speed Up Carp Removal