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Peter Sorensen (left), a University of Minnesota professor of fisheries and aquatic biology, and doctoral student Dan Zielinski sit in a 10,000-liter experiment tank in their lab in St. Paul, in which they have created sound and bubble barriers to divert invasive Asian carp. They hope to receive $60,000 to order and install five 196-decibel speakers at the Lock & Dam No. 8 on the Mississippi River. (Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press)

Plan to stop carp needs money now

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ST. PAUL — The carp invading Minnesota up the Mississippi River can be stopped — at least for several years.

It’ll only cost $60,000.


But the man with the plan — University of Minnesota researcher Peter Sorensen — doesn’t have the money.

And he needs it now for it to work. Any donors?

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