Scientists are equipping semi-autonomous watercraft with GPS and using AI to gather data on invasive fish in the Emiquon Wetland south of Peoria, Illinois. Over time, the novel approach could help them remove silver, bighead and common carp, three invasive species that are hurting the ecosystem.
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GUESTS: Randy Smith, The Nature Conservancy Illinois River Project Director
Josey Ridgway, U.S. Geological Survey fish biologist
Karen Weigert, director of Loyola University Chicago’s Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility