NEMWI Briefing on Asian Carp

When: Monday, May 21 from 1pm-2pm
Where: 2168 Rayburn (Gold Room)

Please Join the Northeast-Midwest Institute on Monday, May 21 at 1pm for a briefing on the current efforts to prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes. The briefing will focus on strategic initiatives being developed and deployed by the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACRCC) to prevent the introduction and establishment of Asian carp.  The ACRCC is a partnership among 27 U.S. and Canadian federal, state, provincial, and local agencies and organizations focused on collaborating with one another in order to best share resources, research, and information to thwart the movement of Asian Carp towards the Great Lakes.

Participants at the briefing will include:

·         U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (ACRCC Co-Chair)
·         U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (ACRCC Co-Chair)
·         U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
·         U.S. Geological Survey
·         Illinois Department of Natural Resources

To RSVP, please email

If you have any questions, please contact Matthew McKenna, Director of the Great Lakes Washington Program, at