Asian Carp Focus of Talk This Thursday (2/24)

February 22, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Asian carp, already present in the Mississippi River basin and threatening to invade the Great Lakes, are the subject of the next School of Environment and Natural Resources seminar at Ohio State University. James Garvey, an associate professor of zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), will present “Placing the Asian Carp Invasion in a Spatially Explicit Context” at 3:30 p.m. this Thursday (2/24).

Attend in 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd., on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus or by video link in 123 Williams Hall at the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., in Wooster.

Garvey is the director of SIUC’s Fisheries and Illinois Aquaculture Center, where his research focuses on river and lake fish ecology and management. He holds doctorate and master’s degrees in zoology from Ohio State and was a postdoctoral fellow at Queens University, Ontario, Canada. 

For more information, call 614-292-2265 or go to

SENR and OARDC are part of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. 

Kurt Knebusch
School of Environment and Natural Resources