John Goss, Asian Carp Director

John Goss, Asian Carp Director
Photo Credit: Shedd Aquarium

The Great Lakes provide an incredible experience year round, but summer is my favorite time to do some leisurely fishing and enjoy a sunset. Through the work of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACRCC) and the plan we laid out in the Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework, we continue to ensure we do not allow a sustainable population of Asian carp to threaten our Great Lakes. Over the past few months there have been significant developments in the fight to keep Asian carp of the Great Lakes. Here’s a recap:

This is just a snapshot of our comprehensive approach to keeping Asian carp out of our Great Lakes. As we work together toward an effective long-term solution, we will continue our collaborative and coordinated daily efforts with our partners to make sure we protect our Great Lakes and Great Lakes communities. We provide important information on the ACRCC efforts on this site, so please check back regularly for updates right here on

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

View past messages from Asian carp director John Goss.