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John Goss, Asian Carp Director

John Goss, Asian Carp Director
Photo Credit: Shedd Aquarium

Welcome to Asiancarp.us, where you can find up-to-date information on the efforts to keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.  Interest and involvement from the public is essential to preventing the spread of this formidable invasive species. We hope this site provides a useful tool for you learn more about Asian carp, as well as the multi-tiered and collaborative actions underway to keep them from establishing in the Great Lakes, and how you can participate in this effort.

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John Goss is the Asian Carp Director at the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Chair of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee.

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John Goss speaks with Scholastic Kids Press Corps Member
Photo Credit: USGS

Resources for Students & Teachers

Why are Asian carp a problem?

Printable handouts

Web resources

Videos for the classroom




We are currently working on creating a video library. In need of video footage now? Please contact Katie Steiger-Meister at katie_steiger-meister@fws.gov or 612-713-5317.


Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee

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