Congressional Briefing on Invasive Asian Grass Carp and the Great Lakes

When: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Where: 234 Cannon House Office Building

Risk assessment of grass carp and the differences of the governance approaches compared to other invasive Asian carp

  • Dr. John Dettmers, Great Lakes Fishery Commission

Great Lakes State efforts and response to grass carp

  • Dr. Seth Herbst, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Mr. Rich Carter, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Current research on grass carp

  • Dr. Leon Carl, U.S. Geological Survey

Conservation and sportsmen perspectives – what’s at risk?

  • Mr. Dan Eichinger, Michigan United Conservation Clubs
  • Mr. Matt Misicka, Ohio Conservation Federation
  • Mr. Gildo Tori, Ducks Unlimited

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