Fisheries, Midwest Region
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    • Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dan Ashe, Visits Neosho National Fish Hatchery
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of the Final Revised Recovery Plan for the Pallid Sturgeon
      Endow-Bio, a non-profit endowment agency whose mission is to support organizations that conserve the planet's biodiversity, recently made the Genoa (NFH) one of its benefactors for calendar year 2014
      Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Ballville Dam Project
      DIDSON Fish Behavior Studies completed investigating fish behavior and barge interactions in the Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal
      Neosho National Fish Hatchery Wins DOI Environmental Achievement Award
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    • Studies investigating fish behavior and barge interactions at the Electric Dispersal Barriers in the Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal. 
      The Draft Environmental Impact Statement is available for public review and comment through March 26, 2014.
      An initiative of the Obama administration to fund restoration projects within the Great Lakes. The funding is administered by the EPA.
      Status Distribution Management and Control Alternatives
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  • Asian Carp
    • The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee with support from federal, state, and local agencies, and other private stakeholder entities, work to create a sustainable Asian carp control program to prevent introduction and implement actions to protect and maintain the integrity and safety of the Great Lakes ecosystem from an Asian carp invasion via all viable pathways
      Studies investigating fish behavior and barge interactions at the Electric Dispersal Barriers in the CSSC.
      U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service New Leader in eDNA Science for the Early Detection of Asian Carp.
      Environmental DNA (eDNA) is a process used by the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee in which genetic material is extracted from water samples to help inform decisions related to preventing Asian carp transfer.
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