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Illinois Aquatic Nuisance Species Program goes to Washington in efforts to halt invasive carp

Illinois’ fight against invasive carp and other nuisance species requires regular meetings with federal officials. (Photo provided)
As an aspiring young biologist in college, I had a singular focus of becoming a district fisheries biologist. After 30 plus years in the fisheries profession, I can unironically say that my time spent as a district biologist is best measured in months instead of years. Good leaders have a way of encouraging you to step outside your comfort zone and accept new challenges you don’t quite think you’re ready for, and I have been blessed to work for a number of those leaders.
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