In the last couple of weeks a construction fence has gone up around a storm water pound near our house. Today finally had the chance to walk by with the dog and saw the information about why, cool that the city is actively trying to control invasive species.

We're protecting the Bow River from invasive fish This winter, we're draining and freezing the storm pond to remove Prussian carp and goldfish to prevent them from reaching the Bow River. These fish are harmful to the environment. They alter habitats, outcompete native species for limited resources and spread disease. The pond will return to normal water levels next spring. You can help prevent the spread of invasive fish Never release fish or other animals into storm ponds. It's illegal and can result in fines. Learn more at lith the